International Journal of Cultural and Art Studies (IJCAS)
Vol 2 No 1 (2019): International Journal of Culture and Art Studies (IJCAS)

The Devoicing Intensity of Vowels [I] and [Ɯ] in Japanese Language

Siti Muharami Malayu (Unknown)
Muliadi, Yuddi Adrian (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
30 Apr 2019

Abstract

The research analyzed the intensity of devoicing vowels [i] and [?] in Japanese language by its learners. The research used theory of Accoustic Phonetics with Praat Program to measure the intensity of vowels [i] and [?]. It analyzed 6 target words uttered by two Japanese Language Learners. A native Japanese speaker was used as the utterance model. It began with recording the voice of the learners in Medan. The research problem was how the intensity of the devoicing of vowels [i] and [?] in the first syllable uttered by Japanese Language learners in Medan. The findings, based on Praat analysis with intensity measurement, showed that the intensity of the devoicing of vowels [i] and [?] in the first syllable uttered by the four Japanese Language learners was not maximal.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijcas

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Subject

Arts Humanities Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media

Description

International Journal of Cultural and Art Studies (IJCAS) is an academic, open access, and peer-reviewed journal founded and first published in 2018 by Talenta Publisher & the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia. Focusing on culture, language, and literature as it ...