Tag: tone

18 How do tone languages assign phonemic tones to loanwords from non-tone languages? 2012-04-12T19:34:15.610

15 How do tones work in music sung in tonal languages, such as Cantonese or Mandarin Chinese? 2013-03-03T17:26:43.603

13 Why do tone and simple syllable structure appear to be correlated? 2011-10-05T06:56:22.080

13 If two syllables in Mandarin have the same vowels but different tones, can the syllables be said to rhyme? 2012-06-20T07:58:45.343

11 Are tones "preserved" when borrowing between unrelated tonal languages? 2013-09-28T13:12:50.820

11 How does ghetto talk work in tonal languages? 2018-01-13T11:09:26.617

10 Are there documented languages that evolved from tonal to nontonal? 2014-11-03T11:34:41.493

9 Why are only yes/no questions asked with a rising tone? 2012-12-20T13:52:46.537

9 Do native speakers of language with lexical tone have difficulty learning another language with more or different lexical tones? 2013-03-03T23:45:16.547

7 Tone Languages and distinguishing meaning 2016-10-01T15:14:56.913

7 The accentual (Tone) system of Ancient Greek 2017-02-12T09:40:26.327

6 How do sentence intonation and (syllable-based) tone interact in tone languages? 2013-08-24T10:51:52.023

5 Most tones contrasting by pitch and not just contour? 2014-02-01T00:02:48.103

5 How many different distinctive sounds can an average human make? 2014-06-04T12:12:31.073

4 Mandarin Chinese syllable and tone frequency (not character frequency) 2014-02-05T04:37:29.400

4 What kind of experimental procedures can be used to determine tone values (1-5)? 2017-01-24T18:26:27.603

3 Do all tonal languages have tone sandhi? 2013-03-12T01:11:37.470

3 How is tone assigned to loanwords borrowed from non-tonal languages? 2013-04-29T18:45:49.210

3 On Lao triphthongs / tones / orthography 2014-06-07T01:05:46.603

3 Can you put tone on any syllable? 2015-12-10T03:54:40.407

3 How did Goldsmith account for phenomena otherwise explicable with the OCP? 2016-09-12T13:45:25.820

3 What is the difference between formant frequencies and pitch frequency? 2017-01-21T18:05:19.773

3 How is "rising tone" the same in all tonal languages? 2017-05-07T12:17:42.197

3 Tone associated to segments other than vowels 2017-11-29T10:11:21.747

3 What’s a good example a language phenomena in which f0 is NOT correlated to pitch? 2018-07-18T09:33:07.617

2 What are common tone patterns for syllables in conversational Tibetan? 2013-09-08T20:06:39.483

2 Searching for the rules of tone sandhi in Lao 2013-10-15T15:34:07.933

2 What are examples of Haudricourt's tonogenesis in Chinese? 2014-10-22T13:46:45.407

2 Is Thai less tonal than Chinese or Vietnamese or Burmese? 2015-03-10T05:50:41.880

2 What is autosegmental phonology? 2015-07-23T16:16:40.763

2 Chinese 3rd tone: cross-linguistic comparison 2015-08-03T10:17:20.343

2 How are Tone and Intonation languages different acoustically? 2016-03-16T07:32:20.753

2 In what tonal language is tone uncontroversially suprasegmental and not segmental? 2016-09-02T10:59:50.130

2 high tone retention 2018-02-23T09:34:45.223

1 Can someone confirm the Lao language tones in the greeting "sabaidi" 2013-10-21T22:26:58.273

1 Gender/tone sandhi in [classical] Tibetan grammar? 2013-11-28T05:02:57.503

1 Non-tonal (and tonal) languages and inflection 2015-12-11T17:53:08.813

1 Transcriptions of Mandarin Chinese into writing systems other than Latin, Arabic and Cyrillic? 2016-09-06T05:22:39.337

1 Representing tone in feature matrices 2016-11-28T07:22:08.827

1 What's a simple example of natural classes of tone contours? 2016-11-30T14:25:21.557

1 What impact does it bring if the tone values of a tone language are generally lowered? 2018-08-06T20:39:54.870

1 Types of Sound Variations (Like Accents and Tones) in Languages 2018-08-29T18:31:42.920

1 Understanding 5-tone register systems 2018-09-06T15:19:26.063

0 Is tone transcribed/carried on the phoneme /w/? 2012-10-21T15:58:33.647

0 What is Fall-plus-Rise (phonetics)? 2016-02-25T15:17:34.623

0 Are there necessary and sufficient features for categorizing tone using only f0? 2017-05-08T08:27:41.927

0 ToBI and prosodic heirarchy 2018-01-14T07:34:01.253

0 Most complex examples of tones in tonal languages 2018-08-31T03:17:38.823

0 Example of stress or tone on a consonant 2018-09-23T01:18:09.397

0 How tone shifting actually works - How a speaker navigates the register space 2018-10-19T13:06:10.430

-1 How complex contour tones get in languages 2018-09-17T20:01:09.303