The Phonological Representation of Taiwan Mandarin Vowels: A Psycholinguistic Study

  title={The Phonological Representation of Taiwan Mandarin Vowels: A Psycholinguistic Study},
  author={I-Ping Wan and Jeri J. Jaeger},
  journal={Journal of East Asian Linguistics},
One of the fundamental goals of every phonological theory is to account for the nature of the basic units of speech sounds, and the relationships between these units and their contextual variants. This relationship is equally crucial to phonological theory whether it is called `phonemes and allophones', `underlying and surface forms', or `input and output'. However, purely structural analyses of phonological systems can often produce several hypotheses regarding the phonemic inventory and its… 

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