Accession Number:

AD0687519

Title:

STUDIES IN THE PHONOLOGY OF ASIAN LANGUAGES. VIII. VIETNAMESE TONES.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Sep 68-Feb 69,

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES ACOUSTICS PHONETICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

An acoustic-phonetic study of six Vietnamese tones was carried out on approximately 3000 sound spectrograms of four native speakers of the Hanoi dialect. Three temporal segments, four pitch levels, and the glottalization were identified as important cues for the tone recognition. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE