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Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody

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Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody. / Wilson, Andrew.

Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4. ed. / Emmerich Kelih; Róisín Knight; Ján Mačutek; Andrew Wilson. Lüdenscheid : RAM-Verlag, 2016. p. 228-236 (Studies in Quantitative Linguistics; Vol. 23).

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Wilson, A 2016, Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody. in E Kelih, R Knight, J Mačutek & A Wilson (eds), Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4. Studies in Quantitative Linguistics, vol. 23, RAM-Verlag, Lüdenscheid, pp. 228-236.

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Wilson, A. (2016). Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody. In E. Kelih, R. Knight, J. Mačutek, & A. Wilson (Eds.), Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4 (pp. 228-236). (Studies in Quantitative Linguistics; Vol. 23). RAM-Verlag.

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Wilson A. Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody. In Kelih E, Knight R, Mačutek J, Wilson A, editors, Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4. Lüdenscheid: RAM-Verlag. 2016. p. 228-236. (Studies in Quantitative Linguistics).

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Wilson, Andrew. / Continuous modelling of verse lengths in Welsh and Gaelic metrical psalmody. Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4. editor / Emmerich Kelih ; Róisín Knight ; Ján Mačutek ; Andrew Wilson. Lüdenscheid : RAM-Verlag, 2016. pp. 228-236 (Studies in Quantitative Linguistics).

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