Utterance-final lengthening and quantity in Northern Finnish

  title={Utterance-final lengthening and quantity in Northern Finnish},
  author={Satsuki Nakai and Sari Kunnari and Alice Turk and Kari Suomi and Riikka Ylitalo},
  journal={J. Phonetics},
Utterance-final lengthening in Northern Finnish was investigated using tightly controlled laboratory materials, with particular focus on its interaction with the language’s single (short) vs. double (long) vowel distinction. Like many other languages, Finnish exhibited utterance-final lengthening, although the estimates of magnitudes of lengthening on final vowels varied greatly depending on the treatment of the utterance-final breathy/voiceless portion of the vowel. As has been also shown for… CONTINUE READING

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