Acoustic correlates of breathy and clear vowels: the case of Khmer

  title={Acoustic correlates of breathy and clear vowels: the case of Khmer},
  author={Ratree Wayland and Allard Jongman},
  journal={J. Phonetics},
This study investigates acoustic correlates of the putative breathy and clear phonation type contrast in a dialect of Khmer (Cambodian) spoken in Chanthaburi Province, Thailand. The goal is to determine whether this Khmer dialect still preserves this historical contrast. Out of seven acoustic parameters measured, four, namely H1 H2; H1 A1; H1 A3; and vowel RMS amplitude successfully distinguished between breathy and clear vowels, with H1 H2 measured at the beginning of the vowel being the most… CONTINUE READING
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