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Static and dynamic approaches to vowel shifting in the Digital Archive of Southern Speech

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Speech varies widely in the American South, but the region is argued to share features including monophthongization of upgliding diphthongs, convergence of certain front vowels via raising and lowering, and back-vowel fronting. We investigate the influence of speaker sex and ethnicity on vowel production using data from the Digital Archive of Southern Speech. This corpus of 64 linguistic interviews (372 hours, recorded 1968−1983) offers large amounts of data from individual speakers, whose se...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1121/2.0000582

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Linguistics Philology & Phonetics
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8759-1717
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Publisher:
Acoustical Society of America Publisher's website
Journal:
173rd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America and 8th Forum Acusticum Journal website
Host title:
173rd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America and 8th Forum Acusticum
Publication date:
2017-09-25
Acceptance date:
2017-03-16
Event location:
Boston, Massachusetts
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ISSN:
1939-800X
Source identifiers:
856897
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pubs:856897
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uuid:4939f8ed-e22a-4bc4-ad8d-15882eb10d05
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pubs:856897
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2018-06-20

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