Instrumental Studies in Arabic Phonetics by Zeki Majeed Hassan, Barry Heselwood

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By Zeki Majeed Hassan, Barry Heselwood

Introduced jointly during this quantity are fourteen experiences utilizing more than a few smooth instrumental equipment – acoustic and articulatory – to enquire the phonetics of numerous North African and center japanese different types of Arabic. themes coated contain syllable constitution, volume, assimilation, guttural and emphatic consonants and their pharyngeal and laryngeal mechanisms, intonation, and language acquisition. as well as providing new facts and new descriptions and interpretations, a key objective of the amount is to illustrate the intensity of target research that instrumental tools can allow researchers to accomplish. a different function of many chapters is using multiple kind of instrumentation to offer diverse views on phonetic homes of Arabic speech that have involved students considering the fact that medieval occasions. the quantity may be of curiosity to phoneticians, phonologists and Arabic dialectologists, and offers a hyperlink among conventional qualitative bills of spoken Arabic and smooth quantitative tools of instrumental phonetic research.

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