Publication details [#66499]

Schertz, Jessamyn, Yoonjung Kang and Sungwoo Han. 2019. Cross-language correspondences in the face of change: Phonetic independence versus convergence in two Korean-Mandarin bilingual communities. International Journal of Bilingualism 23 (1) : 157–199.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
SAGE Publications


This study explored the robustness of cross-language phonetic correspondences in two bilingual communities over time, centering on whether corresponding sounds (e.g. Mandarin /s/ and Korean /s’/) stay coupled in the face of language change, or whether the categories diverge over time in younger, more proficient bilinguals.