An acoustic and electroglottographic study of White Hmong tone and phonation

  title={An acoustic and electroglottographic study of White Hmong tone and phonation},
  author={Christina M. Esposito},
  journal={J. Phonetics},
This study examines tone and phonation in White Hmong, a language with seven tones (traditionally described as: high, mid, low, high-falling, mid-rising, low-falling, and mid-low) and three phonations (low-falling tone is creaky, mid-low tone is breathy and the remaining tones are modal). Thirty-two speakers were recorded producing words with all seven tones; audio and electroglottographic recordings were made. Acoustic measures were: cepstral peak prominence (CPP), H1, H2, H1 H2, H1 A1, H1 A2… CONTINUE READING
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