Positional and phonotactic effects on the realization of taiwan Mandarin tone 2

@inproceedings{Hsu2004PositionalAP,
  title={Positional and phonotactic effects on the realization of taiwan Mandarin tone 2},
  author={Hui-ju Hsu and Janice Fon},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2004}
}
This study investigates how phonotactics and sentential positioning affect the realization of Taiwan Mandarin Tone 2. 10 Taipei speakers read sentences containing target syllables of different syllable types in isolation and in various sentential positions. Results showed that comparing across five different phonotactic types, N-initial syllables were relatively high at the onset, the turning point, and the offset while G-initial syllables were low at all three points. V-initial syllables were… CONTINUE READING

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