The shrine of knowledge.

Accent Linguistics

A selection of articles related to accent linguistics.

Original articles from our library related to the Accent Linguistics. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Accent Linguistics.

Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L

Accent Linguistics is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Accent Linguistics books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Why do Some People Have an Accent? - Linguistic
accent? The Linguistic Society of America was founded in 1924 for the advancement of the scientific study of language. The Society serves its nearly 7,000.
Dialect Accent Sociolinguistics: What is it? Language Variation
An accent is a certain form of a language spoken by a subgroup of speakers of that language ... Linguistics 201, Detmar Meurers. Handout 15 (May 2, 2004).
Sociolinguistics Language Variation Dialect Accent
individuals and groups. Linguistics 201, May 28, 2001. Kordula De Kuthy.
Apr 19, 2011 percepts of strong accent more than they did Southerners', implying that the identities and styles speakers project via linguistic features may be ...
English with an Accent
(accent)? 0 Do individuals have language rights which render the question of mutab- ... and perceive sound - the architects and engineers of linguistics - and.

Suggested News Resources

Wisconsin Linguist Not Too 'Fond' of Accents in SNL Sketch
If you've watched Saturday Night Live's "Fond du Lac Action News" newscast, you might have heard a semi-familiar accent. And while parts of the dialect were pretty spot-on, other parts were just off.
Clinton's drawl, Trump's 'yuuge' NY accent and campaign 'code-switching'
Scott Walker caught flack for losing his natural Midwestern accent and affecting a more general-election speaking style.
Dash to document disappearing PNG language
The linguists' work has reunited the scattered speakers, some for the first time in decades.
Who has the better New York accent: Sanders or Trump?
Two major presidential candidates talk like the real New Yorkers and that's making one linguistic professor very happy.
8 Awesome Anthropologists Advancing Public Outreach
Dipping primarily into linguistics and cultural anthropology, Hersh's recent posts have tackled differences between regional ways of talking (“Your Accent Is We-ahd“) and similarities between “The Hidden Cultural Values of Massholes and Y'all Qaeda.”.

Suggested Web Resources

Accent (sociolinguistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In sociolinguistics, an accent is a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, location, or nation. An accent may be identified with the locality in ...
Accents - The LINGUIST List
What is an accent? An accent is a way of pronouncing a language. It is therefore impossible to speak without an accent.
Why Do Some People Have an Accent? | Linguistic Society of America
Broadly stated, your accent is the way you sound when you speak. There are two different kinds of accents. One is a 'foreign' accent; this occurs when a person ...
Dialect vs. Accent | Dialect Blog
Jan 28, 2011 The words "dialect" and "accent" are often used interchangeably, ... for anybody with a basic knowledge of linguistics, is still a bit obscure to ...
accent | linguistics |
Dec 18, 2015 Accent, in phonetics, that property of a syllable which makes it stand out in an utterance relative to its neighbouring syllables. The emphasis on ...

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Place for your opinion