5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Sydney, Australia
November 30 - December 4, 1998

Tone Sandhi Between Complex Tones in a Seven-Tone Southern Thai Dialect

Napier Guy Ian Thompson

Department of Linguistics (Arts), Australian National University, Australia

This paper examines the behaviour of complex tones in tone sandhi, using data from a seven-tone Southern Thai dialect. Measurements of mean fundamental frequency and duration are presented for unstopped and stopped citation allotones and also for unstopped tones in combination. Tonological implications are drawn.

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Bibliographic reference.  Thompson, Napier Guy Ian (1998): "Tone sandhi between complex tones in a seven-tone southern Thai dialect", In ICSLP-1998, paper 0309.