Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tone Change and Reduplication

Over at Toisanese Chop Suey 台山话杂碎, Stephen writes about the fascinating interface of tone and reduplication in Taishanese. Reduplicated words like 紅紅 have different pronunciations, depending on the tone—hüng-hüng* or hüng*-hüng—but what do the different forms mean? Check out Stephen’s post to learn more!

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