High pitch as a mark of respect in Lachixío Zapotec

Statement of Responsibility:
Persons, Jan A
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Date:
1997
Publisher:
SIL-UND
Publisher Place:
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Part Of Series:
Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session 41
Extent:
pages [59-60]
Abstract:
Demonstrating respect to the addressee is accomplished by speaking in a high-pitched voice among the Zapotec speakers of Santa María Lachixío. Various factors determine the use of this feature.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Work Type:
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
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Entry Number:
40024