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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Dani  Byrd
Institution: University of Southern California
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Homepage: http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~dbyrd/dbyrd.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind
Academic Paper Abstract: An articulatory examination of word-final flapping at phrase edges and interiors
Locality Interactions with Prominence in Determining the Scope of Phrasal Lengthening
An articulatory view of Kinyarwanda coronal harmony



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