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ERIC Number: EJ510179
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
Metrical and Tonal Phonology of Compounds in Two Chinese Dialects.
Duanmu, San
Language, v71 n2 p225-59 Jun 1995
This study argues that both Shanghai and Taiwanese have a metrical system, that compound stress is left-headed in Shanghai and right-headed in Taiwanese, and that a tonal domain is a metrical one. The article explains some asymmetries between Shanghai and Taiwanese and maintains that metrical structure can be determined when data on phonetic stress is nonexistent. (60 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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