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The acoustic and perceptual nature of tone in Vietnamese

Phuong, Vu Thanh


This study presents a description of Vietnamese tones in the three major dialects -Northern, Central and Southern - in their various aspects and at different levels of analysis. Acoustic phonetic materials were gathered from voice recordings of 34 informants, analyzed instrumentally and measured. The data obtained were treated statistically and normalized to yield typical values for the parameters of Fo, Intensity, Duration and Laryngealization, which serve to characterize all Vietnamese...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-12-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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