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the DJ data presented in this paper were collected by the author, himself being a native speaker of the dialect in addition to consulting other native speakers. Hence, this paper provides data that may enrich the comparative studies of Arabic dialectology. Emphasis spread is a process that is

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consonants as a blocker of emphasis spread (pharyngealization). 39 The latter natural class is characterized by a non-primary [coronal] feature, which is phonetically antagonistic to the emphatic feature. 40 On the other hand, the affricates /č/ and /ǧ/ in ba are the outputs of a merge between a coronal

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variation as to whether emphasis spreads across the whole stress group, which reflects the extent to which the components are still perceived as separate. Interestingly, other phonological domains, such as word-final devoicing, do not recognize the same morphological boundaries as emphasis. Khan’s detailed

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Samuel and Kenneth Noble Stevens . 2006 . “Enhancement and overlap in the speech chain.” Language 82 : 33 - 63 . Laaboudi, Daouia . 2006 . “Emphasis spread in Jebli Moroccan Arabic.” Languages and Linguistics 18 : 103 - 128 . Ladefoged, Peter . 2001 . A Course in Phonetics . New York : Harcourt . Lahiri

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, which we mention here although it is not relevant to syllabification. When a word contains an emphatic (i.e., dorsopharyngealized) consonant, emphasis spreads over the whole word. In lexemes that are phonetically emphatic and contain several coronal consonants, like this one, there is no way to identify

In: Brill's Journal of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics