Rhythm typology of Korean speech

@article{MoonHwan2004RhythmTO,
  title={Rhythm typology of Korean speech},
  author={Cho Moon-Hwan},
  journal={Cognitive Processing},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={249-253}
}
According to their rhythmic properties, spoken languages have been classified by linguists into three categories, i.e. “stress-timed”, “syllable-timed” and “mora-timed”. Recently, this intuitive classification has been confirmed valid with perceptual studies. These studies have shown that both newborn infants and adults, upon hearing the pure rhythms of certain languages, are only able to discriminate between languages of the different categories mentioned above. These results indicate that the… CONTINUE READING

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