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4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
13-16 May 2014

Contributed Papers


extreme tonal depressor effects in Khoisan: evidence from Tsua
Timothy K. Mathes

Evidence for contrastive tonal alignment in Shilluk
Bert Remijsen, Otto Gwado Ayoker

Lexical tones in Sylheti
Amalesh Gope, Shakuntala Mahanta

Evidence for rightward tone shift in Mixtec languages
Inga McKendry

Four versus five: the number of tones in Tenyidie
Savio Megolhuto Meyase

Tone neutralization and tone spreading in the verb system of Samue (niger- congo, gur)
Virpi Ouattara, Maija S. Peltola

High tone spreading and phonological phrases in Bàsàá
Fatima Hamlaoui, Siri M. Gjersøe, Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso

Unmerging T2 and T3 in Urumqi accented standard Mandarin
Xinlu Yang, Jie Liang, Marjoleine Sloos

An acoustic analysis of Mandarin tone 3 sandhi elicited from an implicit priming experiment
Chierh Cheng, Jenn-Yeu Chen, Yi Xu

Variability in perceived duration: pitch dynamics and vowel quality
Alan C. L. Yu, Hyunjung Lee, Jackson Lee

Within-category variance and lexical tone discrimination in native and non- native speakers
Christian W. G. Hoffmann, Makiko Sadakata, Ao Chen, Peter Desain, James M. McQueen

The role of individual differences in cognitive ability in tone processing in Cantonese: preliminary findings
Jinghua Ou, Sam-Po Law, Roxana Fung, Sabrina Ho

Prosodie focus marking iu child and adult Mandarin Chinese
Anqi Yang, Aoju Chen

Swedish word accent production by L2-speakers with different tonal L1S
Mechtild Tronnier, Elisabeth Zetterholm

Perception of birth language tone contrasts by adopted Chinese children
Wencui Zhou, Mirjam Broersma

The application of the speech learning model to the L2 acquisition of Mandarin tones
Yen-Chen Hao

On the elicitation of focus – prosodic differences as a function of sentence mode of the context?
Frank Kügler, Susanne Genzel

The effect of orthography on L2 perception
Robert Bo Xu, Jingwen Li, Peggy Mok

Segmental effects on tone: an acoustic analysis of tonal polarity in Xitsonga
Seunghun J. Lee, Siri M. Gjersøe

Rises and falls in Dutch and Mandarin Chinese
Ao Chen, Aoju Chen, René Kager, Patrick C. M. Wong

The discrimination of tonal contrasts by monolingual and bilingual adults
Liquan Liu, René Kager

Are you serious? irony and the perception of emphatic intensification
Rabea Landgraf

The effects of pragmatic focus on norwegian tonal accent
Niamh Kelly, Rajka Smiljaniċ

Functional trade-off between lexical tone and intonation: typological evidence from polar-question marking
Francisco Torreira, Seán G. Roberts, Harald Hammarström


Poster Sessions


Variation in prosodic phonology: individual differences in production of the pitch-accent contrast
Irina Shport

Perception of tonal contrasts of non-exhaustivity in Brazilian Portuguese: an experimental study
Daise Ribeiro Carpes, Juan Manuel Sosa, Izabel Christine Seara

Non-local consonant-tone interaction in Thai
Jeremy Perkins

On the relationship between tones and initials of the dialects in the shànghãi area
Zhongmin Chen

Tonal ambiguity in Mandarin
Li-chiung Yang

Tone merging in Hailu Hakka: a production study
Shao-ren Lyu, Ho-hsien Pan

Tonal and sandhi patterns of shandong dialects
Yuan Jia

Grounding topic and focus in biological codes
Matthijs Westera

F0 peak timing, height, and shape as independent features
Gilbert Ambrazaitis, Johan Frid

Tone Spans of Cantonese English
Suki S. Y. Yiu

Effect of orthography on L2 production of Mandarin tones
Jingwen Li, Robert Bo Xu, Peggy Mok

Tonal variants in the bilingual mental lexicon
Junru Wu, Yiya Chen

Development of sensitivity to tone correlates by learners of Mandarin
Li Bin, Shao Jing

Sound symbolic effects of intrinsic pitch and intrinsic intensity in Dutch vowels
Constantijn Kaland, Marie Postma-Nilsenová

Modeling Japanese F0 contours using the PENTAtrainers and AMtrainer
Albert Lee, Yi Xu, Santitham Prom-on

No effect of language experience on spectral/fundamental listener type distribution: a comparison of Chinese and Dutch
Marie Postma-Nilsenová, Eric Postma, Yu Gu

Distinguishing emphatic and prosodic word initial stresses: evidence from Brazilian Portuguese
Priscila Marques Toneli, Marina Vigário, Maria Bernadete M. Abaurre

Pitch accents in Uspanteko: a metrical approach
Björn Köhnlein

The effect of Mandarin tone on the perception and production of English consonant clusters
Yizhou Lan, Sunyoung Oh

A preliminary study of tonal influence on weak syllables in Mandarin
Bei Yang, Nuoyi Yang


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