The sounds of the world's languages

  title={The sounds of the world's languages},
  author={Peter Ladefoged and Ian Maddieson},
List of Figures. List of Tables. Acknowledgments. 1. The Sounds of the Worlda s Languages. 2. Places of Articulation. 3. Stops. 4. Nasals and Nasalized Consonants. 5. Fricatives. 6. Laterals. 7. Rhotics. 8. Clicks. 9. Vowels. 10. Multiple Articulatory Gestures. References. Index. 

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  • C. Everett
  • Linguistics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
  • 2021
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