Rhythm in Thai esophageal speech.

  title={Rhythm in Thai esophageal speech.},
  author={Jack Gandour and Brian Weinberg and S H Petty and R Dardarananda},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  volume={29 4},
Duration measurements associated with rhythmic aspects of speech produced by one Thai esophageal speaker were compared to previously published identical measures for normal Thai speakers. Measures of central tendency and variability were taken of the duration of syllables, pauses, phrases, and interstress intervals. Despite a slower-than-normal overall speaking rate and a shorter-than-normal phrase length, the esophageal speaker was able to maintain normal relative temporal relations among… CONTINUE READING

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