Experimental investigation of intonation in kazakh quasi-spontaneous and spontaneous speech

  • Д. А. Қaрaғойшиевa KazNU named after al-Farabi
  • A. К. Сaдықовa KazNU named after al-Farabi
  • А. Т. Аушaхмaн KazNU named after al-Farabi


In this article the authors examine the intonation of interrogative, ex­clamatory sentences in a quasi­spontaneous and spontaneous speech of the Kazakh language. The authors highlight the theoretical data on the re­search of the Kazakh intonation, as well as the results of an experimental study of intonation in the Kazakh spontaneous speech.


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How to Cite
ҚAРAҒОЙШИЕВA, Д. А.; СAДЫҚОВA, A. К.; АУШAХМAН, А. Т.. Experimental investigation of intonation in kazakh quasi-spontaneous and spontaneous speech. Eurasian Journal of Philology: Science and Education, [S.l.], v. 161, n. 3, july 2016. Available at: <http://philart.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-FIL/article/view/1971>. Date accessed: 23 may 2018.


intonation; melody; speech; experimental method; pho­netics; spontaneous speech