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Table 12 Significance of the linguistic features

From: Punctuation-generation-inspired linguistic features for Mandarin prosody generation

Feature Definition Description
W t t-th lexical word The smallest meaningful linguistic unit
S t Part of speech of t-th lexical word Basic syntactic role of t-th lexical word; 47 categories [45]
P t Major PM following t-th lexical word Major PM as boundary of sentence-like units
L t Length of t-th lexical word in syllable The structure of a QP is related to word length combinations