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Patterns of durational variation in British dialects

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We present the results of a quantitative study of durational variability in several British dialects. The study is based on the IViE corpus (Grabe 2001), which contains recordings of speakers from seven central urban dialects of English from the UK and Ireland. The corpus used in this study included speakers from Belfast, Cambridge, Newcastle, Leeds, Dublin, monolingual London residents of Jamaican decent and bilingual Bradford residents of Punjabi decent. We used reading and re-telling of "C...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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St Cross College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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Loukina, A
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RES-0622-23-1323
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Kochanski, G
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RES-0622-23-1323
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English
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2010-10-05

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