Modern Cantonese Phonology

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Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1997 - Foreign Language Study - 559 pages
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Contents

List of maps and figures
xx
List of tables
xxiii
Introduction the Cantonese language
xxxi
Chinas seven major Chinese dialect families distributed by province
xlvi
Chapter 1 Cantonese consonants and vowels
1
3 Cantonese vowel allophones by tongue height and lip position
47
Chapter 2 Cantonese tones
109
1 Five divisions of the speakers pitch range
112
Postscript Cantonese in the 21st century
429
Notes to Chapter 1
435
Notes to Chapter 2
441
References
449
Appendix 1 Comparative table of Cantonese romanization systems
471
Appendix Cantonese syllabary
486
2 Colloquial and loanword morphosyllables with
497
Appendix 6 Glossary of linguistic terms
539

for Speaker AHKM a 28yearold
250
Chapter 3 Cantonese syllables and words
279

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