On Tone Form Pattern of Chongqing Dialect

Maoxiu MING


Chongqing dialect belongs to Chengyu piece of Chuanqian patch attached to the Southwest Mandarin, which includes four tones called Yinping 45, Yangping 31, Shangsheng 441 and Qusheng 213. The tone form pattern of Chongqing dialects is one of the best collocation model with high and low, straight and turning pitches. The optimal method confirmed to summarize the tone form pattern in the studies of not only a practical significance to the further study of the tone of Chongqing dialect, but also of a certain guiding significance to the summarizing of tone form patterns of other Chinese dialects or other tone languages.


Chongqing dialect; Southwest mandarin; Tone form pattern

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