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A cross-linguistic study of vowel quantity in different word structures: Japanese, Finnish and Czech

@inproceedings{IseiJaakkola2005ACS,
  title={A cross-linguistic study of vowel quantity in different word structures: Japanese, Finnish and Czech},
  author={Toshiko Isei-Jaakkola and Satoshi Asakawa},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2005}
}
The durational patterns between short and long vowels were investigated at the segmental and lexical level using four different word structures in Japanese, Finnish and Czech. The results confirmed that the Japanese segmental ratios between short and long vowels were longer than in Finnish and Czech; the Czech durational ratios in the second syllable were longer than those in the first syllable; the surrounding consonantal difference affected more Finnish for the short vowels, but more Japanese… 
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