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Query Details


Query Subject:   Consonant effects on pitch
Author:   Jason Brown
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics

Query:   Dear Linguists,

There have been numerous studies on the effect that consonant types have on
the pitch of a preceding/following vowel in English. For instance, Hombert
(& others) have shown that voiceless stops raise the F0 of a following
vowel, while voiced stops lower it.

Does anyone have any references for these types of effects in other
languages? Or other consonant types?

Full references would be appreciated; actual papers or links to papers
would be greatly appreciated, too.

Thanks!
Jason
LL Issue: 16.1804
Date posted: 08-Jun-2005



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