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The F, of the second a before the closm of p is 240 Hz, while the F, of a in the pendthate pa at the o a t is 202 Hz. 21 Certain inwections deviate from thd generalisations below. cf. 8. 8). In the case of F i p 2-7 - 2-15, given in Figun 2-16 is taken from a d text nrrnated by another female speaker. Each figure consists of a waveform, an F, extract and a haif wideband w. Vertical lines are drawn to show the segmentation. Each segment is a l l i g d with its phonemic [email protected] givenm u h e a t h .

M, n and ng alternate word-fiW. In her pouko dialect w d y u ~ n,c while those in other dialects of Mohna U s e either m or ng. 5 ST-. swed by claothr mom sbwing ~igdicantlysteep drop in pitch. ') The Foof the first two syflabks is almost level. The F, of the second a before the closm of p is 240 Hz, while the F, of a in the pendthate pa at the o a t is 202 Hz. 21 Certain inwections deviate from thd generalisations below. cf. 8. 8). In the case of F i p 2-7 - 2-15, given in Figun 2-16 is taken from a d text nrrnated by another female speaker.

Swed by claothr mom sbwing ~igdicantlysteep drop in pitch. ') The Foof the first two syflabks is almost level. The F, of the second a before the closm of p is 240 Hz, while the F, of a in the pendthate pa at the o a t is 202 Hz. 21 Certain inwections deviate from thd generalisations below. cf. 8. 8). In the case of F i p 2-7 - 2-15, given in Figun 2-16 is taken from a d text nrrnated by another female speaker. Each figure consists of a waveform, an F, extract and a haif wideband w. Vertical lines are drawn to show the segmentation.

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