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ERIC Number: EJ643261
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-3945
Theme and Variation in Jamaican Vowels.
Wassink, Alicia Beckford
Language Variation and Change, v13 n2 p135-59 2001
Reports results of an instrumental acoustic examination of the vowel systems of ten Jamaican Creole (or Basilect-) dominant and nine Jamaican English (or Acrolect-) dominant speakers, and links phonetic features with sociolinguistic factors. Nature and relative role of vowel quantity and quality differences in phonemic contrast are considered. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jamaica