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14 Intonation and Stress: Evidence from Hungarian Prosodic research in the nineteenth century centred on the stressing of Hungarian sentences and its impact on word order. 3), and that the constituents before and after this may only receive weaker stresses or no stresses. g. Simonyi 1880, Joannovics 1889, Balassa 1887–90, Kicska 1891), however, maintained that the stresses on other constituents in the sentence may be just as strong as the one at the beginning of the comment. To some extent this controversy is still with us today.

The end-falling contours, which primarily signal yes–no interrogatives in Hungarian, occasionally occur in certain imperatives, too, for example: (15) Gyere come-IMP csak ide egy percre! ’ | 6Gyere csak ide egy percre! | I call these “belittling imperatives” because they play down the importance of the activity asked for: they express the idea that the speaker considers the effect or result of the activity (s)he is asking for to be far more important than the activity itself. This use of the end-falling 42 Intonation and Stress: Evidence from Hungarian contours may have evolved by analogy with their use in yes–no question requests (Fónagy 1966), as in (16): (16) Idejönnél here-come-would-2sg egy percre?

5 I have also used a corpus consisting of two recordings. The first one is a 50-minute spoken narrative, which was formerly available on an LP Introduction 13 gramophone record (Hungaroton SLPX 13855) containing the text of the Hungarian translation (by Marcell Benedek) of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, read by a famous Hungarian actress, Mari Törocsik. The other recording is of a 20-minute spontaneous debate recorded live from the closed-circuit TV coverage of a local council meeting in a new suburban housing estate called Gazdagrét, in Budapest.

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