7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

September 16-20, 2002
Denver, Colorado, USA

Preaspirated Stops in Southern Swedish

Mechtild Tronnier

Lund University, Sweden

This paper is concerned with a systematical investigation of speakers of various southern Swedish dialects, showing that preaspiration is more typical for women’s speech. Evidence is found in that preaspiration occurs more frequently for this group of speakers and that its duration is generally longer.

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Bibliographic reference.  Tronnier, Mechtild (2002): "Preaspirated stops in southern Swedish", In ICSLP-2002, 1117-1120.