Experimental Study on the Monosyllabic Tones of Lixian Dialect
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Hongjie Wang, Yonghong Li
This paper mainly study the monosyllabic tones of Lixian dialect, and makes a quantitative analysis of it with the method of experimental phonetics. Through the experiment, it concludes that the dialect has four tones: yinping (41), yangping (34), shang (51) and qu (44). Lixian dialect belongs to Qinlong piece of zhongyuan Mandarin, and its tone development is in line with the evolution rule of zhongyuan Mandarin. The duration mode of the four monosyllabic tones is T1>T2>T4>T3.
Lixian dialect; monosyllabic tones; experimental phonetics