Durational and spectral differences in American English vowels: dialect variation within and across regions.

@article{Fridland2014DurationalAS,
  title={Durational and spectral differences in American English vowels: dialect variation within and across regions.},
  author={Valerie Fridland and Tyler Kendall and Charlie Farrington},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={136 1},
  pages={
          341-9
        }
}
Spectral differences among varieties of American English have been widely studied, typically recognizing three major regionally diagnostic vowel shift patterns [Labov, Ash, and Boberg (2006). The Atlas of North American English: Phonetics, Phonology and Sound Change (De Gruyter, Berlin)]. Durational variability across dialects, on the other hand, has received relatively little attention. This paper investigates to what extent regional differences in vowel duration are linked with spectral… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS