Research on the Temporal Variation of Fricatives in Sundanese
|International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|© 2017 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal|
|Volume 4 Issue 9|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : Maolin Wang|
How to Cite?
Maolin Wang, "Research on the Temporal Variation of Fricatives in Sundanese," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 1-5, 2017. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488379/IJEEE-V4I9P101
In this study, the effect of position, syllable type and word length on the temporal variation of fricatives in Sundanese is analyzed. It is found that due to the effect of final lengthening, the durations of fricatives at word final position is longer than at word medial position. There is also the effect of initial strengthening, so the duration of the fricative at word initial position is longer than at word medial position. As CVC syllable is phonologically heavier than CV syllable, fricative duration in the CVC syllable is longer than in the CV syllable. Because of the effect of polysyllabic shortening, fricative duration in the two syllable word is longer than those in the three and four syllable words.
Fricative, duration, syllable.
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