Teleut: Intonation of declarative and interrogative utterances.

2014. №2, 61-75

Elena A. Šestera
Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk, 630073, Russia;
Institute of Philology of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia;


In this paper intonation of statements and questions of the Teleut language is under consideration. The utterances were pronounced by the Teleut speakers and were recorded in normal conditions. The area where the Teleut people live is Bekovo, Belovo district, Kemerovo region, Russian Federation. We analyzed the phrases by help of computer programs Speech Analyzer 3.01 and Wave Assistant using audiovisual method, and relying on speakers’ perception.