An Acoustic Analysis of Tone in Sesotho

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This paper presents one of the first acoustic investigations into the realization of tone in Sesotho, a Southern African language, employing a set of recorded minimal pairs, whose F0 contours are analyzed using the Fujisaki model. Analysis of model parameters shows that high tones are associated with tone commands whereas low tones either follow the phrase… (More)

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@inproceedings{Mohasi2011AnAA, title={An Acoustic Analysis of Tone in Sesotho}, author={Lehlohonolo Mohasi and Hansj{\"{o}rg Mixdorff and Thomas Niesler}, booktitle={ICPhS}, year={2011} }