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Arabic Intonation

Dina El Zarka.

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology; Linguistic Typology. 13100 words.

This overview of intonation in Arabic compares the intonational systems of selected Arabic dialects from Morocco in the West to Kuwait in the East. The formal comparison will mainly be...

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Typology of Phonological Systems

Ian Maddieson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Linguistic Typology; Phonetics and Phonology. 6570 words.

This article describes the three classes of factors used to construct phonological typologies, based respectively on prosodic patterns, segmental patterns, and the structures of longer...

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