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ERIC Number: EJ652224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-3945
Dialect Areas and Dialect Continua.
Heeringa, Wilbert; Nerbonne, John
Language Variation and Change, v13 n3 p375-400 2001
Discusses dialectal differences in the aggregate. Employs a dialectometric technique that provides an additive measure of pronunciation difference: The (aggregate) pronunciation difference. Sampled Dutch towns and villages, where the variation ranges between 56% and 81%, lending credence to the dialect continuum view. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands