First International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 90)

Kobe, Japan
November 18-22, 1990

The Durations of Japanese Long Vowels and Geminated Consonants Uttered by Indonesian

Hirotake Nakashima, Masao Yamaguchi

Faculty of International Language and Culture, Setsunan University Osaka, Japan

This research was conducted to measure the durations of Japanese long vowels and geminated consonants uttered by Indonesian and Japanese speakers, and compared with the values. The rusults showed that it is difficult even for the fluent speakers of Japanese to utter the long vowels and geminated consonants correctly.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Nakashima, Hirotake / Yamaguchi, Masao (1990): "The durations of Japanese long vowels and geminated consonants uttered by indonesian", In ICSLP-1990, 633-636.