Static and Dynamic Cues in Vowel Production : A Cross Dialectal Study in Jordanian and Moroccan Arabic

  title={Static and Dynamic Cues in Vowel Production : A Cross Dialectal Study in Jordanian and Moroccan Arabic},
  author={Jalaleddin Al-Tamimi},
  • Jalaleddin Al-Tamimi
  • Published 2007
The aim of this paper is to examine the role of dynamic cues (i.e. formant slopes obtained from a linear regression analysis) in comparison with static one (i.e. vowel targets) in the classification of Jordanian and Moroccan vowels, using Discriminant Analysis. 10 speakers per dialect produced a list of vowels in C1VC2, C1VC2V, or C1VC2VC words, where C1 and C2 were either /b/, /d/, /d / or /k/, and V, each vowel. Results show the possibility of vowel separation between both dialects for a… CONTINUE READING
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