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ERIC Number: EJ470834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0726-8602
Postvocalic R in an Australian English Dialect.
Sutton, Peter
Australian Journal of Linguistics, v9 n1 p161-63 Jun 1989
Australian English is said to lack the historic postvocalic /r/ of Old and Middle English. It is suggested here that the English of a number of people of Aboriginal descent who live in the Adelaide region of South Australia are an exception. (one reference) (JL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Aboriginal People; Australia (Adelaide); English (Australian)