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1. Introduction

Phonetics is the science of describing the speech sounds of a language. The focus in the following description of Arabic speech soun…

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Salman H. Al-Ani, “Phonetics”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 20 April 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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