Phonological and phonetic aspects of whistled languages

@article{Rialland2005PhonologicalAP,
  title={Phonological and phonetic aspects of whistled languages},
  author={Annie Rialland},
  journal={Phonology},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={237 - 271}
}
Whistled languages are communication systems that convey an open-ended set of messages by transposing selected acoustic aspects of the spoken languages that serve as their source. There are two types: those based on non-tone languages, which transpose F2 patterns, and those based on tone languages, which transpose tone melodies. This paper examines basic phonological and phonetic properties of both types of whistled language, with the goal of eliciting their basic similarities and differences… 

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