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Durational Variability of Vowel Quantity Boundary for Japanese , Finnish and Czech Speakers in Perception

  title={Durational Variability of Vowel Quantity Boundary for Japanese , Finnish and Czech Speakers in Perception},
  author={Toshiko Isei-Jaakkola},
The discrimination tests were conducted at the word level to study the durational variability of vowel quantity boundary in perception, utilising disyllabic synthetic nonsense words. Four kinds of word structures and five kinds of pitch an d i tensity variance patterns were used. The number of the test s became 60. 21 Japanese, Finnish and Czech speakers particip ted in these tests as the subjects. The results showed tha t the overall durations of the perceptual boundary range was long est in… 
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