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Influence of accent and tone on the realization of vowel devoicing in Japanese - analysis of a sentence database -

@inproceedings{NaganoMadsen2009InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of accent and tone on the realization of vowel devoicing in Japanese - analysis of a sentence database -},
  author={Yasuko Nagano-Madsen},
  year={2009}
}
I N T R O D U C T I O N Influence of accent on the realization of vowel devoicing has been pointed out for a long time in Japanese linguistic and phonetic literature (cf. Sakurai 1985 for detailed description). A standard description of the vowel devoicing in Japanese is that the high vowels l\I and /u/ tend to be devoiced between two voiceless consonants, or between a voiceless consonant and a pause. However, a potentially devoiceable vowel often resists devoicing once it is accented. Recent… 
Acoustic correlates of prominence in Tashlhiyt
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