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dr. S.Y. (Suki) Yiu

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Taalwetenschap

Visiting address
  • Spuistraat 134
  • Room number: 633
Postal address
  • Postbus 1642
    1000 BP Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    Selected publications (peer-reviewed)

    Submitted. Culnan, John, and Suki Yiu. Multiple acoustic cues to labialization show different patterns of change in a merger in progress. 

    Submitted. Archangeli, Diana, Jonathan Yip, and Suki Yiu. Illustration of IPA: Indonesian Bima. 

    2019. Archangeli, Diana, Jonathan Yip, and Suki Yiu. Illustration of IPA: Indonesian Bajau (East Lombok). Journal of International Phonetics Association

    2019. Yiu, Suki. Phonetic evidence for Iambic/Trochaic Law effects in Chaozhou. In Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences

    2019. Culnan, John, and Suki Yiu. Acoustic cues to perception of labialized stops in a merger in progress. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 145(3)

    2019. Yiu, Suki. Iambic and Trochaic Rhythm in Jieyang (Southern Min). In Katherine Hout, Anna Mai, Adam McCollum, Sharon Rose and Matt Zaslansky (Eds.), Supplemental Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America

    2018. Yiu, Suki. Stress and tonal prominence in Chaoyang. In Pittayawat Pittayaporn, Sujinat Jitwiriyanont, Pavadee Saisuwan and Bhimbasistha Tejarajanya (Eds.) Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

    2018. Yiu, Suki. Metrical and tonal prominence in Swatou. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages

    2018. Culnan, John, and Suki Yiu. Acoustic measures of delabialized velars in Hong Kong Cantonese. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143(3)

    2016. Yiu, Suki, Diana Archangeli, and Jonathan Yip. Co-articulation of unreleased final stops to preceding vowels in Cantonese: An ultrasound study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140(4)

    2015. Yiu, Suki. Intonation of statements and questions in Cantonese English: acoustic evidence from a smoothing spline analysis of variance. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.) Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow

    2014. Yiu, Suki. Linguistic and musical scaling of Cantonese tones. In Moo Kyoung Song (Ed.) Proceedings of the 13th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and the 5th Triennial Conference for the Asian-Pacific Society for Cognitive Sciences of Music

    2014. Yiu, Suki. Tone spans of Cantonese English. In Carlos Gussenhoven, Yiya Chen and Dan Dediu (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages

    2014. Yiu, Suki. Musical intervals of tones in Cantonese English. In Nick Campbell, Dafydd Gibbon and Daniel Hirst (Eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Speech Prosody

  • Presentations

    Selected conference presentations (peer-reviewed) and invited talks

    2019. Suki Yiu. Phonetic evidence for Iambic/Trochaic Law effects in Chaozhou at ICPhS19. Melbourne, Australia

    2019. John Culnan, and Suki Yiu. Acoustic cues to perception of labialized stops in a merger in progress at ASA177. Louisville, Kentucky, USA

    2018. Suki Yiu. Iambic/Trochaic Law and bidirectional tone sandhi in Jieyang at AMP2018. University of California, San Diego, USA

    2018. Suki Yiu. Stress and tonal prominence in Swatow at TAL6. Beuth University Berlin, Germany

    2018. John Culnan, and Suki Yiu. Acoustic measures of delabialized velars in Hong Kong Cantonese at ASA175. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    2017. Suki Yiu. Stress and tonal prominence in Teochew at MidPhon22. Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

    2017. Suki Yiu. Prominence in tone languages. Public lecture at Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

    2017. Diana Archangeli, and Suki Yiu. Colloquium on World Englishes: Phonetics and phonology of Hong Kong English. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

    2017. Suki Yiu. Stress-triggered posterior tone sandhi at MFM25. Manchester University, UK

    2016. Suki Yiu, Diana Archangeli, and Jonathan Yip. Co-articulation of unreleased final stops to preceding vowels in Cantonese: An ultrasound study at ASA172. Hawai’i, USA

    2016. Suki Yiu. Underspecified tone in Cantonese English at OCP13. Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

  • Teaching

    At University of Amsterdam

    • Specialisations in Phonetics and Phonology
    • Research Methods and Statistics in R
    • Speech Processing
    • Linguistic Theories
    • Transcription
    • Phonetics
    • Introduction to Linguistics

    At University of Hong Kong

    • Phonetics and Phonology (MA)
    • Optimality Theory
    • Phonology
    • Experimental Phonetics
    • Phonetics
    • Fieldwork (Lombok, Indonesia)
    • Fieldwork (Chiangmai, Thailand)
    • Fieldwork (Hawai’i, USA)
    • Topics in Cantonese Linguistics
    • Language, Thought and Culture
    • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Supervision

    At University of Amsterdam

    • BA 2020. Alice Angelini. Diverging epenthesis processes as result of syncopation: an Optimality Theory account of Syncope, Anaptyxis and Paragoge in two Emiliano-Romagnolo dialects (Advisor)
    • BA 2020. Simon Boerstra. L1 Vowel Change as a Result of L2 Immersion (Advisor)

    At University of Hong Kong

    • MA 2019. Mandy Chau. A quantitative study of Cantopop lyrics with R (Advisor)
    • MA 2019. Wallis Xie. Vowel adaptation of loanwords in Mandarin and Cantonese (Advisor)
    • MA 2019. Jeffery Hong. The relation between Cantonese relative clause and BA–construction/Right Dislocation with respect to its relativized position (Examiner)
    • MA 2019. Ainsley Kwok. A diachronic study: Cantonese grammaticalization through sing4/seng4 with four–stage scenario approach (Examiner)
  • Ancillary activities
    No known ancillary activities