Mutual intelligibility of spoken Maltese, Libyan Arabic, and Tunisian Arabic functionally tested: A pilot study

  title={Mutual intelligibility of spoken Maltese, Libyan Arabic, and Tunisian Arabic functionally tested: A pilot study},
  author={Slavom{\'i}r “bulbul” {\vC}{\'e}pl{\"o} and J{\'a}n B{\'a}tora and Adam Benkato and Jiř{\'i} Mili{\vc}ka and Christophe Pereira and Petr Zem{\'a}nek},
  journal={Folia Linguistica},
  pages={583 - 628}
Abstract This paper presents the results of a project designed to functionally test the mutual intelligibility of spoken Maltese, Tunisian Arabic, and Benghazi Libyan Arabic. We compiled an audio-based intelligibility test consisting of three components: a word test where the respondents were asked to perform a semantic classification task with 11 semantic categories, a sentence test where the task was to provide a translation of a sentence into the respondent’s native language, and a text test… 
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La culture orale commune à Malte et à la Tunisie
  • L'Harmattan
  • 2014