Phonetics and Phonology

David Deterding

in Singapore English

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780748625444
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651535 | DOI:
Phonetics and Phonology

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This chapter first discusses the consonants and then the vowels of Singapore English. It then considers suprasegmental features such as rhythm, intonation and stress placement. It also compares the sounds of Singapore English with the English found in other countries in the region.

Keywords: consonants; vowels; Singapore English; rhythm; intonation; stress placement

Chapter.  9813 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Linguistics

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