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Lexical quantity in Japanese and Finnish

  title={Lexical quantity in Japanese and Finnish},
  author={Toshiko Isei-Jaakkola},
Despite the fact that Finnish and Japanese differ from each other typologically, remarkable similarities between them can be heard. The most obvious common phonetic feature may be the linguistically distinctive quantity in both vowels and consonants. In the present study I investigated the similarities and differences of lexical quantity in Finnish and Japanese. So far, no large systematic phonetic comparative study on these two languages exists. As background, I discuss the sound systems of… 
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HARUO KUBOZONO (ed.), The phonetics and phonology of geminate consonants. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. vii + 408. ISBN: 9780198754930
  • G. Khattab
  • Linguistics
    Journal of the International Phonetic Association
  • 2018
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