South Swedish diphthongisation: an articulographic and acoustic study of /u:/ in the Malmöhus dialect

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We investigated lip and tongue movements of diphthongisation of /uː/ in the Malmöhus dia- lect, which is spoken in the very south of Swe- den. Articulographic and acoustic data of ten native speakers were collected and analysed. Acoustic analysis revealed fairly stable F1 and F3, but a considerable F2 movement through- out the diphthongisation, indicating that /uː/ is realised dynamically. Articulographic results confirmed the acoustic results, showing signifi- cant differences in tongue displacement throughout the diphthong for all speakers, whereas lip displacement differences were sig- nificant for fewer speakers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings from FONETIK 2012
PublisherUniversity of Gothenburg
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-91-637-0985-2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventFONETIK 2012 : - The XXVth Swedish Phonetics Conference - Göteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Duration: 2012 May 302012 Jun 1


ConferenceFONETIK 2012

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Linguistics and Phonetics (015010003), Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Audiology (013020000)

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  • General Language Studies and Linguistics


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