Complexities of Tonal Realisation in a Right- Dominant Chinese Wu Dialect – Disyllabic Tone Sandhi in a Speaker from Wencheng

Abstract

An acoustically-based description is given of the isolation tones and right-dominant tone sandhi in disyllabic words of a male speaker of the Chinese Oūjiāng 甌江 Wú吳 dialect of Wénchéng 文成. His seven isolation tones show typical Wu complexity, comprising two mid-level, two rising, two falling-rising and one depressed level pitch shapes. Typical too is his… (More)

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@inproceedings{Rose2016ComplexitiesOT, title={Complexities of Tonal Realisation in a Right- Dominant Chinese Wu Dialect – Disyllabic Tone Sandhi in a Speaker from Wencheng}, author={Phil Rose}, year={2016} }