Tone in Tagalog and English? The case of Philippine Hybrid Hokkien in metropolitan Manila
Wilkinson Daniel Wong Gonzales
Linguistic Society of America
tone, Philippine Hybrid Hokkien, phonology, mixed languages
Philippine Hybrid Hokkien is a mixed language with a hybrid phonology that differs from Hokkien, Tagalog, and English. The innovations and systematicity found in its phonology support claims of PHH's languagehood - claims that the PHH-speaking Chinese Filipinos have historically dismissed, if not, found questionable.