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Journal Title: Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Volume/Issue:   34 / 2
Date: December 2004
Table of Contents: Using polynomial equations to model pitch contour shape in lexical tones: an example from Green Mong
by Jean E. Andruski, James Costello
pp 125-140

Articulatory characteristics of fricatives and affricates in Hindi: an electropalatographic study
by R. Prakash Dixit, Paul R Hoffman
pp 141-159

VC vs. CV syllables: a comparison of Aboriginal languages with English
by Marija Tabain, Gavan Breen, Andrew Butcher
pp 175-200

The development of J. R. Firth's phonological views in the 1930s
by John S. Coleman
pp 211-213

Problems in the classification of approximants
by Eugenio Martínez-Celdrán
pp 201-210

by Kenneth S. Olson
pp 233-238

Brazilian Portuguese
by Eleonora C. Albano
pp 227-232

British English: Received Pronunciation
by Peter J Roach
pp 239-245

How to organize a fairly large vowel inventory: the vowels of Fering (North Frisian)
by pp 161-173

by pp 247-247

FRANÇOIS DELL & MOHAMED ELMEDLAOUI, Syllables in Tashlhiyt Berber and in Moroccan Arabic (Kluwer International Handbooks in Linguistics 2). Dordrecht & Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002. Pp. xvi + 384. ISBN: 1-4020-1076-1
reviewed by Geoffrey S. Nathan
pp 215-217

KOENRAAD KUIPER and W. SCOTT ALLAN, An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence (2nd edition). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Pp. 365. ISBN: 0-333-98464-1
reviewed by David Deterding
pp 217-220

CLIVE UPTON, WILLIAM A. KRETZSCHMAR, JR. and RAFAL KONOPKA, The Oxford Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xx + 1208. ISBN: 0-19-8607725 (pbk), 0-19-863156-1 (hbk)
reviewed by Jack Windsor Lewis
pp 220-226

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Moroccan
Hmong Njua
Frisian, Northern
Tamazight, Central Atlas
LL Issue: 16.338