Modern Cantonese Phonology
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List of tables
Introduction the Cantonese language
Chinas seven major Chinese dialect families distributed by province
Chapter 1 Cantonese consonants and vowels
3 Cantonese vowel allophones by tongue height and lip position
Chapter 2 Cantonese tones
1 Five divisions of the speakers pitch range
Postscript Cantonese in the 21st century
Notes to Chapter 1
Notes to Chapter 2
Appendix 1 Comparative table of Cantonese romanization systems
Appendix 3 Cantonese syllabary
2 Colloquial and loanword morphosyllables with
Appendix 6 Glossary of linguistic terms