Er-suffixation in Chinese monophthongs : phonological analysis and phonetic data

@inproceedings{Huang2010ErsuffixationIC,
  title={Er-suffixation in Chinese monophthongs : phonological analysis and phonetic data},
  author={Tsan Huang},
  year={2010}
}
Among the seven (not counting /er/) single vowels in standard Chinese [i, y z , , u, ɤ where z , ] stand for the high vowels following dentialveolars and retroflexes), previous studies have analyzed the surface forms of er-suffixed /u, ɤ, a/ as the original vowel followed by either [ɹ] (Chao, 1968; Cheng, 1973; Pulleyblank, 1984; Lin, 1989; among others) or… CONTINUE READING