Browse Dept. of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese by Subject "Phonetic Vowel Reduction"
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The effects of lexical stress, intonational pitch accent, and speech rate on vowel quality in Catalan and Spanish (2013-08-22)Lexical-stress languages tend to display stress-induced vowel quality variation. In some languages the effect is very salient, resulting in a smaller vowel inventory in unstressed syllables and stress-conditioned rule-governed ...