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Disambiguation of tonally unspecified Mandarin syllables

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The interpretation of written Mandarin monosyllables presented in tonally unspecified pinyin was investigated for 22 native speakers. Results showed a preference for high relative lexical frequency and, to a lesser extent low homophone density candidates, with some interaction between these two factors: where one candidate in a homophone cohort had a particularly high frequency, cohort density was found to play little or no role in selection. Where the frequency of the two most frequent candi...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
International Speech Communication Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Speech Prosody Journal website
Pages:
107-110
Host title:
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2012
Publication date:
2012-08-06
Acceptance date:
2012-02-06
Event location:
Shanghai
Source identifiers:
420489
ISBN:
9787560848693
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pubs:420489
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uuid:d248a9dd-7df6-4ec0-b664-f4ed5a41a4e1
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pubs:420489
Deposit date:
2019-11-25

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