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Phonetic inventories in Italian children aged 18-27 months: a longitudinal study

@inproceedings{Zmarich2005PhoneticII,
  title={Phonetic inventories in Italian children aged 18-27 months: a longitudinal study},
  author={Claudio Zmarich and Serena Bonifacio},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2005}
}
The phonetic inventories of 13 Italian children at 18, 21, 24 and 27 months of age are presented. [...] Key Method Further, the consonants at the onset or coda of the syllables constituting the selected words were classified for place and manner of articulations and their frequencies were calculated. Results for the consonantal structures in words and syllables produced by children have been compared to results for consonantal structures of adult words and syllables attempted by the children of 27 months.Expand

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