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Name: Ahmed  M Elgendy (IPA: ?aehmaed ?elgendiʃ)
Institution: University of Amsterdam
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State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Selected Publications: Aspects of pharyngeal coarticulation.
Courses Taught: Acoustic phonetics, articulatory phonetics, Arabic TTS and ASR of Arabic.
Dissertation Abstract: Aspects of Pharyngeal Coarticulation



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