Linguistics 103 Homework: Hausa Tone
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Examples of Hausa Tone
Disyllabic words with HL tone:
Disyllabic words with LH tone:
Disyllabic words with HH tone:
Now, listen to these words and indicate whether they have HL, LH, or HH tone. You can use the forms above as the basis for comparison. You may try transcribing the segments, too, if you like, but only the tones will be graded.