High preheads

The prehead may also be high-pitched. This type of prehead sounds quite different from the low prehead. It is usually high level, although it may also be slightly falling. This prehead is transcribed %H. It may sometimes be difficult to distinguish H% from an accent H*.

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Downstep after %H

Initial %H may be followed by !H*. The following example illustrates the way the title of a story may be read by someone reading a story to a group of children.

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