Rhythm typology of Korean speech

  title={Rhythm typology of Korean speech},
  author={Cho Moon-Hwan},
  journal={Cognitive Processing},
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

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
9 Citations
36 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 references

Stress-timing and syllable-timing reanalyzed

  • RM Dauer
  • J Phon
  • 1983
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The intonation of American English

  • KL Pike
  • 1945
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Prosodic structure and syntactic acquisition: the case of the headdirection

  • A Christophe, M Nespor, MT Guasti, B van Ooyen
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…