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ERIC Number: EJ448689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0388-0001
Concept of Tone in Mandarin Revisited: A Perceptual Study on Tonal Coarticulation.
Shen, Xiaonan Susan; Lin, Maocan
Language Sciences, v13 n3-4 p421-32 1991
Examination of the perceptibility of carryover coarticulatory perturbations occurring at syllabic vowels in Mandarin Chinese suggests that, in connected speech, a portion of fundamental frequency at intertonemic onset is perturbed, including initial voiced consonants and vowels, and that the perturbations result from preservative as well as anticipatory voice adjustments. (11 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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