Productivity in Taiwanese Tone Sandhi Redux

  title={Productivity in Taiwanese Tone Sandhi Redux},
  author={Ching-ting Chuang and Yueh-Chin Chang and Feng-fan Hsieh},
This paper aims to re-examine the issues of psychological reality of the Taiwanese Tone Circle with a novel experimental setting. Previous results from various wug tests all suggested that the tone sandhi rules should be unproductive, due to the obtained poor correct response rates (in general below 20%~30%; [3, 4, 6, 8]). But it is important to note that these results are confounded with the factor that not a single rating experiment has ever been conducted for those nonce words so it is… CONTINUE READING

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