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l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects: a sociophonetic analysis using big data

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l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects : a sociophonetic analysis using big data. / Zihlmann, Urban; Leemann, Adrian.

Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13). ed. / Malte Belz; Christine Mooshammer; Susanne Fuchs; Stefanie Jannedy; Oksana Rasskazova; Marzena Zygis. Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, 2018. p. 201-204 (Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13)).

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Zihlmann, U & Leemann, A 2018, l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects: a sociophonetic analysis using big data. in M Belz, C Mooshammer, S Fuchs, S Jannedy, O Rasskazova & M Zygis (eds), Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13). Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13), Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, pp. 201-204. https://doi.org/10.18452/18805

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Zihlmann, U., & Leemann, A. (2018). l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects: a sociophonetic analysis using big data. In M. Belz, C. Mooshammer, S. Fuchs, S. Jannedy, O. Rasskazova, & M. Zygis (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13) (pp. 201-204). (Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13)). Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft. https://doi.org/10.18452/18805

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Zihlmann U, Leemann A. l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects: a sociophonetic analysis using big data. In Belz M, Mooshammer C, Fuchs S, Jannedy S, Rasskazova O, Zygis M, editors, Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13). Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft. 2018. p. 201-204. (Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13)). https://doi.org/10.18452/18805

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Zihlmann, Urban ; Leemann, Adrian. / l/-vocalisation in Lucerne Swiss German dialects : a sociophonetic analysis using big data. Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13). editor / Malte Belz ; Christine Mooshammer ; Susanne Fuchs ; Stefanie Jannedy ; Oksana Rasskazova ; Marzena Zygis. Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, 2018. pp. 201-204 (Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13)).

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