Can orthography influence second language syllabic segmentation?: Japanese epenthetic vowels and French consonantal clusters

@article{Detey2008CanOI,
  title={Can orthography influence second language syllabic segmentation?: Japanese epenthetic vowels and French consonantal clusters},
  author={Sylvain Detey and Jean-Luc Nespoulous},
  journal={Lingua},
  year={2008},
  volume={118},
  pages={66-81}
}

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