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Contextually dependent cue weighting for a laryngeal contrast in Shanghai Wu
A production and perception study of a laryngeal contrast in Shanghai Wu that is not only cued in multiple dimensions, but also cued differently on different manners (stops, fricatives, sonorants) and in different positions (non-sandhi, sandhi). Expand
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Pattern substitution in Wuxi tone sandhi and its implication for phonological learning
Tone sandhi in Wuxi Chinese involves “pattern substitution,” whereby the base tone on the first syllable is first substituted by another tone, then spread to the sandhi domain. We conducted a wugExpand
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Contextually dependent cue realization and cue weighting for a laryngeal contrast in Shanghai Wu.
  • J. Zhang, Hanbo Yan
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • 11 September 2018
Phonological categories are often differentiated by multiple phonetic cues. This paper reports a production and perception study of a laryngeal contrast in Shanghai Wu that is not only cued inExpand
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The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu
The primary goal of this dissertation is to understand the variation patterns in suprasegmental processes and what factors influence the patterns. To answer the questions, we investigated theExpand
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Priming the Representation of Left-Dominant Sandhi Words: A Shanghai Dialect Case Study
The paper aims to examine how the acoustic input (the surface form) and the abstract linguistic representation (the underlying representation) interact during spoken word recognition by investigatingExpand
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The nature of variation in the tone Sandhi patterns of Wuxi Wu
The Northern Wu Chinese dialect of Wuxi has two different tone patterns in disyllables—a pattern with tone sandhi that involves a synchronic chain-shift and a no sandhi pattern, and the two patternsExpand
Introduction to Tone Sandhi Variation
Modern phonological theory is paying increasingly close attention to variation in phonological patterns. According to Coetzee and Pater (2011), phonological variation is “a situation in which aExpand
Effects of native language on the use of segmental and suprasegmental cues to stress in English word recognition: An eye-tracking study
This study investigates whether the presence of lexical stress in the native language (L1) determines second-language (L2) learners’ ability to use stress in L2 lexical access. It focuses onExpand
Shanghai and Wuxi Tone Sandhi
In this chapter, the Shanghai disyllabic and trisyllabic tone sandhi patterns will be introduced first. The factors that influence the application of variant sandhi forms will also be discussed.