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30 November 2021. pp. 307-316
This paper examines how Kyungsang speakers utilize acoustic cues to identify the word-initial oral and nasal stops using acoustically-manipulated stimuli in the perception test. The results show that F0 is a major acoustic cue for distinguishing between nasal and tense stops and between lax and aspirated stops and that VOT is a major cue for identifying tense stops but not for lax or aspirated stops. 92% of nasals are correctly identified even without their consonantal nasal portion and 98% of nasals are perceived as tense stops only from raising F0 of the following vowel. The results are consistent with Ahn(2019)’s study on Seoul speakers.
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  • Publisher :The Modern Linguistic Society of Korea
  • Publisher(Ko) :한국현대언어학회
  • Journal Title :The Journal of Studies in Language
  • Journal Title(Ko) :언어연구
  • Volume : 37
  • No :3
  • Pages :307-316