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Complexities of tonal realisation in a right-dominant Chinese Wu dialect - disyllabic tone sandhi in a speaker form Wencheng

Rose, Phil

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An acoustically-based description is given of the isolation tones and right-dominant tone sandhi in disyllabic words of a male speaker of the Chinese Oūjiāng 甌江 Wú吳dialect of Wénchéng 文成. His seven isolation tones show typical Wu complexity, comprising two mid-level, two rising, two falling-rising and one depressed level pitch shapes. Typical too is his three-way voicing contrast in syllable-Onset stops. However, the typical Wu relationship between tonal register and phonemic Onset voicing is...[Show more]

CollectionsJournal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS)
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-03
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/99985
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 9 (2016): 48-80

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