A perception-production study of Romanian diphthongs and glide-vowel sequences

  title={A perception-production study of Romanian diphthongs and glide-vowel sequences},
  author={Ioana Chitoran},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={203 - 222}
  • I. Chitoran
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
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