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Verbs pronunciation system: a proposal for the Brazilian Portuguese

Grant number: 14/00613-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): March 03, 2014
Effective date (End): May 02, 2014
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics
Principal Investigator:Claudia Zavaglia
Grantee:Vanessa Marquiafável Serrani
Supervisor: Sara Candeias
Host Institution: Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (IBILCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São José do Rio Preto. São José do Rio Preto , SP, Brazil
Research place: Universidade de Coimbra (UC), Portugal  
Associated to the scholarship:11/01299-4 - Web environment to support automatic phonetic transcription entries in Brazilian Portuguese dictionaries, BP.DR


This applied nature research aims to systematize the pronunciation of regular verbs in Brazilian Portuguese, using a method that includes the analysis of the thematic vowel of verbs, identify its verbal paradigm that defines the suffixes, as well as the alternation of vowel timbre last vowel of the verbal stem. This study will build upon the existing literature on the subject of verbal inflection in Portuguese Brazil (grammar, morphology manual and breviary of verbs) and supported by evaluating data from a corpus of study, CETENFolha. The aim of this research is to achieve results that enable the creation of a tool in Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of verbal inflections of verbs. (AU)

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