A note on contrasts, mergers, and acquisitions in Kyungsang accent

Michael Kenstowicz, Hyesun Cho, Jieun Kim


In this note we report the results of a study of the similarities and differences in the phonological and phonetic reflexes of the Middle Korean pitch accents in the speech of two Kyungsang speakers: one from the southern Pusan region and the other from the northern Taegu region.


Middle Korean; Kyungsang; Contrasts; Mergers; Pitch; Tone; Accent; Syllable

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