Abstract:This study presents acoustic and electro-magnetic articulometry (EMA) data for the vowel /i/ in pre-boundary position in French. The boundaries examined are the Utterance, the Intonational phrase, the Accentual phrase, the Word and the Syllable. Our results show that although durational effects of prosodic boundary are still very strong, the effects on supralaryngeal articulation and on spectral characteristics are not as clear as those for the vowel /a/ reported in our previous work (Tabain, 2003a(Tabain, , 2… Show more
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