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Taiwan Mandarin Tone Sandhi Variation of the Intonational Phrasing in Fast Speech

@inproceedings{Chen2019TaiwanMT,
  title={Taiwan Mandarin Tone Sandhi Variation of the Intonational Phrasing in Fast Speech},
  author={Y. J. Chen},
  year={2019}
}
  • Y. J. Chen
  • Published 2019
  • This paper discusses the domain of Taiwan Mandarin tone sandhi under the framework of Nespor & Vogel’s (1986) Prosodic Hierarchy based on a Taiwan Mandarin spoken corpus of 324 sentence tokens consisting of 6-24 third tone syllables. The analysis first shows that under fast speech (i.e. above 200 beats per minute) both cyclical and simultaneous tone sandhi may apply within a long utterance. Second, the phonological and the intonational phrasing as defined by Nespor & Vogel needs a revision to… CONTINUE READING

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