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The sounds of Chinese
1. Introduction 2. Consonants 3. Vowels and glides 4. Tone 5. Syllable structure 6. Phonetic transcription and Pinyin 7. Segmental processes I 8. Segmental processes II 9. Tonal processes 10. StressExpand
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OPTIMALITY THEORY IN PHONOLOGY: A READER. John J. McCarthy (Ed.) . Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Pp. xvi + 603. $79.95 cloth, $44.95 paper. Optimality Theory in phonology is a textbook for anExpand
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Molecular diversity of class 1 integrons in human isolates of Aeromonas spp. from southern Taiwan.
This work studies antimicrobial resistance and class 1 integrons of Aeromonas spp. in human isolates from southern Taiwan. PCR amplification and DNA sequence analyses were performed to characterizeExpand
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Degenerate affixes and templatic constraints: rime change in Chinese
This formal study of morphologically induced rime-change (bianyun) phenomena in Chinese argues that rime change is effected by affixation of subsegmental morphemes and that the derived forms areExpand
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Phonology modulates the illusory vowels in perceptual illusions: Evidence from Mandarin and English
Native speakers perceive illusory vowels when presented with sound sequences that do not respect the phonotactic constraints of their language (Dupoux, Kakehi, Hirose, Pallier, & Mehler, 1999; KabakExpand
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Inconsistent Consonantal Effects on F- in Cantonese and Mandarin
Previous research shows that aspiration and sonorancy can have inconsistent consonantal effects on vowel F0 across languages, and even within the same language in different studies: they are reportedExpand
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The Front Rounded Glide in Mandarin Mid Vowel Assimilation
In Standard Mandarin, a mid vowel agrees in [back] and [round] features with an adjacent glide but the [+round] feature of the front rounded glide [ч] fails to be realized on the mid vowel; /yə/→[чe]Expand
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Unexpected Morphophonological Outputs
This paper examines unexpected morphophonological outputs under diminutive rime change in Huojia, Jiyuan and Hongan, and explores a systemic contrastbased approach to show how preservation ofExpand
1 Sonority bias in Rugao disyllabic syllable contraction
Two analyses, vowel sonority and the linear order of pre-contraction vowels, have been proposed to account for the vowel selection between two competing vowels in Chinese syllable contraction. AnExpand