Durational Effects of Stress, Accent, and Voicing on the Preceding Word-final Syllable in English

Abstract

This study examined how duration of an unstressed final syllable in English is affected by conditions in the following word: stress (trochaic/iambic), accent (accented/unaccented), and initial stop voicing (voiced/voiceless). Results showed that the unstressed final syllable was shorter before an unstressed syllable, presumably due to polysyllabic… (More)

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@inproceedings{Kim2011DurationalEO, title={Durational Effects of Stress, Accent, and Voicing on the Preceding Word-final Syllable in English}, author={Jiseung Kim and Sahyang Kim and Taehong Cho}, booktitle={ICPhS}, year={2011} }