Intervocalic consonant sequences in Korean
Johnson, Keith; Oh, Mira (1995-02)
This paper reports the results of an instrumental phonetic study of intervocalic consonant sequences in Korean. The study explored a putative positional neutralization produced at the phonetics/phonology interface. It was ...
Acoustic and Intonational Correlates of Informational Status of Referring Expressions in Standard Korean
Kang, Hyeon-Seok (1995-02)
This paper examines the phonetic correlates of informational status of referring expressions in Standard Korean. Two experiments are conducted. The results show that speakers of Standard Korean indicate the informational ...
Front Matter (Volume 45, February 1995)
Interaction with autonomy: Defining multiple output models in psycholinguistic theory
Boland, Julie E.; Cutler, Anne (1995-02)
There are currently a number of psycholinguistic models in which processing at a particular level of representation is characterized by the generation of multiple outputs, with resolution involving the use of information ...
Vocal tract evolution and vowel production
Cohen, K. Bretonnel (1995-02)
Evolution has left the anatomically modern human with a supralaryngeal airway which is qualitatively different from that of all other animals. The source-filter theory of speech (the dominant theory of speech production ...
Final Lowering in Kipare
Herman, Rebecca (1995-02)
Data from Kipare, a Bantu language which has both lexical tone and final lowering, were examined to determine the optimal model of final lowering in a tone language. The models evaluated are the register model, in which ...
Gestural Phasing as an Explanation for Vowel Devoicing in Turkish
Jannedy, Stefanie (1995-02)
Recent work in phonetics has suggested that vowel devoicing or schwa deletion, observed in various languages, is a gradient process. This study provides evidence for the previously undocumented process of high vowel devoicing ...
Longitudinal Study of the Acquisition of Taiwanese Initial Stops
Pan, Ho-Hsien (1995-02)
This study focuses on the Taiwanese stop system and is intended to provide information regarding the three-way voicing contrast of Taiwanese stops, as they are acquired by children. There are three voiceless unaspirated ...
Perceptual Evidence of Tonal Coarticulation
Peng, Shu-hui (1995-02)
The current study examines the extent to which tonal coarticulation is perceptible. Ten tokens each of two Taiwanese syllables (high tone and mid-falling tone) were placed in three contexts in which the following tone was ...
Temporal Structure of an Estonian Lament: A Case Study
Ross, Jaan; Lehiste, Ilse (1995-02)
The acoustic structure of a South-Eastern Estonian lament was analyzed. The lament was recorded in 1972 as performed alternatingly by a soloist and a choir (of several female voices). In this lament, the basic structural ...