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The Phonetics and Phonology of High and Low Tones in Two Falling f0-contours in Standard German

Rathcke, Tamara V, Harrington, Jonathan (2007) The Phonetics and Phonology of High and Low Tones in Two Falling f0-contours in Standard German. In: Proceedings of the 8th Interspeech, Antwerpen, Belgium. . pp. 982-985. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:48074)

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Abstract

The present paper reports the results of an imitation experiment developed to evaluate empirically the validity of the AM-analyses given for two falling f0-patterns in German by different researchers. We look at the phonetic realisations of temporal alignment and frequency scaling of high and low tonal targets in varying syllabic environments. The effects of two phonetic factors were tested: (1) syllable structure of the postnuclear part of a phrase and (2) syllabic structure of the nuclear syllable. The results show that scaling and alignment are affected by the investigated factors in an unexpected way, so that predictions from different AM-analyses could not be confirmed by the data. We discussed the implications of the results in the light of the proposed analyses.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > English Language and Linguistics
Depositing User: Tamara Rathcke
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2015 09:41 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:27 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/48074 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Rathcke, Tamara V: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4831-7387
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