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# Homework 6 - Catarina Lopez Homework 6 Part 1 cap cab tight...

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Catarina Lopez Homework 6 Part 1 cap cab tight tied duck Doug Sent medial Set 1 .101149 s .157932 s .121907 s .162627 s .066949 s .109342 s Set 2 .098567 s .178083 s .105338 s .162885 s .070971 s .082101 s Set 3 .115788 s .160733 s .086201 s .165663 s .066793 s .096464 s mean .105168 s .116490 s .104482 s .163725 s .038238 s .095956 s Sent final Set 1 .148053 s .221525 s .117201 s .265238 s .116494 s .151644 s Set 2 .141079 s .218256 s .140949 s .243504 s .104845 s .160259 s Set 3 .141226 s .242603 s .130338 s .247827 s .091617 s .173661 s mean .143452 s .227461 s .129496 s .252189 s .104319 s .161855 s Word-medial vowel Word-final vowel 1. The vowels in the medial positions are significantly shorter than the length of the vowels in final positions of sentences. This difference can be seen in all three vowels. The source of this difference is probably related to the medial vowels being followed by another word. For words in the middle of the sentence, speakers naturally shorten the vowels in order to get to the next word faster. 2. The results found in this homework were similar to the findings in homework 5. The voiced stops are preceded by a longer vowel duration. 3. Cab cap = .011322 s in medial position and .084009 s in final position. Doug - duck = .

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• Spring '08
• Myers
• Vowel, Hz, Consonant, Syllable coda, Syllable nucleus

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