This chapter offers an analysis of distribution patterns of sounds and syllables in Standard Chinese, including sound frequencies and onset, rhyme, syllable, and tonal frequencies. It also discusses reasons for the many non‐occurring syllables, the [ɚ]‐suffix, syllabic consonants, homophone density, and syllable loss.
Keywords: sound frequencies, onset frequencies, rhyme frequencies, syllable frequencies, tonal frequencies, non‐occurring syllables, Rhyme Harmony, G‐Spreading, [ɚ]‐suffix, syllabic consonants, homophone density, frequency and syllable loss
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