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Query Details

Query Subject:   Phoneticly Organized Dictionary
Author:   Sue Sherman
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   I am currently trying to set up an auditory lexical decision task and need
to construct a list of stimuli taking onset phoneme and uniqueness points
into account. Is anyone aware of a dictionary organised purely on phonetic
criteria rather than a pronouncing dictionary which lists words

Many thanks for any help anyone can give me.

Sue Sherman
Research Studen
Department of Psychology
University of Kent at Canterbury

Tel : +44 (0) 1227 82-7507
Fax : +44 (0) 1227 82-7030
E-mail : smn2@ukc.ac.uk

LL Issue: 12.1689
Date posted: 28-Jun-2001


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