Focus interpretation and prosodic evidence of nuclear stress in Hong Kong Cantonese

    Project: Research project

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    Description

    This study explores prosodic focus in Cantonese within the framework of Prosodic Syntax, an emerging field with evidence mainly from Mandarin thus far. Through a series of acceptability judgement, speech production and perception tasks, we seek to test theidea that Cantonese syntax is also prosodically constrained.
    StatusActive
    Effective start/end date01/01/2131/12/23

    Keywords

    • Cantonese, linguistics