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Lishui Wu tone and tone sandhi : an acoustically-based description

Steed, William James


This thesis describes tone and tone sandhi in the Lishui {u4E3D}{u6C34} variety of Wu Chinese from the Chuqu {u5904}{u8862} subgroup in southern Zhejiang, using data from three speakers. The description is both auditory and (normalised-) acoustic, and includes also a derivational account of the tonology, and a description of Lishui segmental phonology and common lexicon. Descriptions are given for citation tones and disyllabic lexical tone sandhi. The results show that, according to Chao's...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fcb9e8644f
Access Rights: Open Access


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