Anja Arnhold's publications

This page lists published papers, with links to pdf versions where possible. For a list of my conference presentations, check my CV.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Bao, Wenfu, Anja Arnhold, & Juhani Järvikivi (2024). Phonology, homophony, and eyes-closed rest in Mandarin novel word learning: An eye-tracking study in adult native and non-native speakers. Applied Psycholinguistics, 1–30. doi: 10.1017/S0142716424000031 [published paper (open access)]

Alden, McKinley & Anja Arnhold (2023). Acoustics of stress and weight in Central Alaskan Yup’ik. Laboratory Phonology 14(1), 1–44. doi: 10.16995/labphon.8475 [published paper (open access)]

Blything, Liam P., Juhani Järvikivi, Abigail G. Toth & Anja Arnhold (2021). The influence of focus marking on pronoun resolution in dialogue context. Frontiers in Psychology 12, 2876. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.684639 [published paper (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2021). Prosodic focus marking in clefts and syntactically unmarked equivalents: Prosody – syntax trade-off or additive effects? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 149(3), 1390–1399. doi: 10.1121/10.0003594 [published paper (open access)] [journal homepage] Copyright (2021) Acoustical Society of America. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the Acoustical Society of America.

Arnhold, Anja, Bettina Braun & Maribel Romero (2021). Aren’t prosody and syntax marking bias in questions?, Language and Speech 64(1), 141–180. doi: 10.1177/0023830920914315 [published article] [accepted version (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja, Vincent Porretta, Aoju Chen, Saskia A. J. M. Verstegen, Ivy Mok & Juhani Järvikivi (2020). (Mis)understanding your native language: Regional accent impedes processing of information status. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 27(4), 801–808. doi: 10.3758/s13423-020-01731-w [published paper (open access, read only)]

Arnhold, Anja & Aki-Juhani Kyröläinen (2017). Modelling the interplay of multiple cues in prosodic focus marking. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology 8(1), 4 (Special Collection: Multiplicity of cues and functions in prosody), doi: 10.5334/labphon.78 [published paper (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja, Aoju Chen & Juhani Järvikivi (2016). Acquiring complex focus-marking: Finnish 4- to 5-year-olds use prosody and word order in interaction. Frontiers in Psychology 7, 1886. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01886 [published paper (open access)]

Vasilyeva, Lena, Anja Arnhold & Juhani Järvikivi (2016). Phonetic correlates of phonological vowel quantity in Yakut read and spontaneous speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 139(5), 2541–2550. doi: 10.1121/1.4948448 [published paper (open access)] [journal homepage] Copyright (2016) Acoustical Society of America. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the Acoustical Society of America.

Arnhold, Anja (2016). Complex prosodic focus marking in Finnish: Expanding the data landscape. Journal of Phonetics 56, 85–109. doi: 10.1016/j.wocn.2016.02.002 [published paper (restricted access)] [accepted version (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2015). What do compounds and noun phrases tell us about tonal targets in Finnish? Nordic Journal of Linguistics 38 - Special issue 02 (Prosody in the Nordic Languages), 221–244. doi: 10.1017/S033258651500013X [published paper (open access)] [journal homepage] Copyright: Cambridge University Press.

Arnhold, Anja & Caroline Féry (2013). The role of syntactic flexibility and prosody in marking given/new distinctions in Finnish. Finno-Ugric Languages and Linguistics 2(2), 2–32. [published paper (open access)]

Book chapters

Arnhold, Anja, Emily Elfner & Richard Compton (2023). Inuktitut and the concept of word-level prominence. In Bogomolets, Ksenia & Harry van der Hulst (Eds.), Word Prominence in Languages with Complex Morphology (pp. 138-177). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198840589.003.0005 [published chapter (restricted access)] [See preprint draft here]

Árnason, Kristján, Anja Arnhold, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Nicole Dehé, Amelie Dorn, & Osahito Miyaoka (2020). The North Atlantic and the Arctic. In Gussenhoven, Carlos & Aoju Chen (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Prosody (pp. 303–315). Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198832232.013.19 [published chapter (restricted access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2019). Finnish, focus and Féry’s prosodic typology. In Kentner, Gerrit, Frank Kügler, Beata Moskal & Stavros Skopeteas (Eds.) Tweets’n Greets for Caroline Féry on the Occasion of her Farewell from Goethe-University Frankfurt (pp. 1–5). Frankfurt am Main: Department of Linguistics, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. Published online at: [published chapter (open access)]

Féry, Caroline & Anja Arnhold (2019). Verum focus and negation. In Brown, J. M. M., Andreas Schmidt & Marta Wierzba (Eds.) Of Trees and Birds: A Festschrift for Gisbert Fanselow (pp. 213–229). Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam. doi: 10.25932/publishup-43235 [published chapter (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2014). Prosodic structure and focus realization in West Greenlandic. In Jun, Sun-Ah (Ed.) Prosodic Typology II (pp. 216–251). New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567300.003.0008 [book]

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Alden, McKinley & Anja Arnhold (2023). Acoustic correlates of metrical feet in two Yupik languages. In Skarnitzl, Radek & Volín, Jan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 3331–3335). [published paper (open access)]

Kim, Jiseung & Anja Arnhold (2022). Prosodic focus marking in Canadian English. In Proc. Speech Prosody 2022 (pp. 97-100). doi: 10.21437/SpeechProsody.2022-20 [published paper (open access)]

Hawthorne, Kara, Anja Arnhold & Juhani Järvikivi (2016). Social cues modulate cognitive status of discourse referents. In Papafragou, Anna, Dan Grodner, Dan Mirman & John C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 562–567). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [published paper (open access)]

Vasilyeva, Lena, Anja Arnhold & Juhani Järvikivi (2015). Duration and pitch in the vowel quantity distinction of Yakut: Evidence from spontaneous speech. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow: University of Glasgow. Paper number 0498. [published paper (open access)]

Vainio, Martti, Daniel Aalto, Antti Suni, Anja Arnhold, Tuomas Raitio, Henri Seijo, Juhani Järvikivi & Paavo Alku (2012). Effect of noise type and level on focus related fundamental frequency changes. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2012 (pp. 671–674). [published paper (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2011). Multiple prosodic parameters signaling information structure: Parallel focus marking in Finnish. In Lee, Wai-Sum & Eric Zee (Eds.), Proceedings of the ICPhS XVII, 17-21 August 2011, Hong Kong (pp. 248–251). [published paper (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja, Martti Vainio, Antti Suni & Juhani Järvikivi (2010). Intonation of Finnish verbs. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010. Paper number 100054. [published paper (open access)]

Other conference proceedings

Arnhold, Anja, Richard Compton & Emily Elfner (2018). Prosody and wordhood in South Baffin Inuktitut. In Keough, Megan, Natalie Weber, Andrei Anghelescu, Sihwei Chen, Erin Guntly, Khia Johnson, Daniel Reisinger, and Oksana Tkachman (Eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas 21 (pp. 30-39), University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics 46. [published paper (open access)]

Romero, Maribel, Anja Arnhold, Filippo Domaneschi & Bettina Braun (2017). Negative polar question types in English. In: Lamont, Andrew & Katerina A. Tetzloff (Eds.), NELS 47: Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society: Volume 3 (pp. 35-48). [published paper (open access)]

Vasilyeva, Lena, Juhani Järvikivi & Anja Arnhold (2014). Phonetic correlates of phonological quantity of Yakut (Abstract). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 136, 2173. doi: 10.1121/1.4899861 [published abstract (open access)]

Arnhold, Anja (2009). Prosody of discontinuous noun phrases in Finnish. In: Vainio, Martti, Reijo Aulanko & Olli Aaltonen (Eds.), Nordic Prosody. Proceedings of the Xth Conference, Helsinki 2008 (pp. 37–47). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.


Arnhold, Anja (2014) Finnish prosody: Studies in intonation and phrasing. Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. [dissertation and metadata (open access)]