A tagged-cine MRI investigation of German vowels

Abstract

This project investigates the articulatory properties of German vowels on the basis of tagged Cine-MRI data. German has 15 monophthongs, which are classified into seven tense-lax pairs. Understanding the phonetic correlate of vowel tenseness has proven elusive, partly due to the difficulty of obtaining global shape information for the tongue, especially the… (More)

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