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Journal Title: Journal of Portuguese Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   11/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Maria Angélica Furtado da Cunha
Complements of verbs of utterance and thought in Brazilian
Portuguese narratives
3

Stefania Marin
Romanian ‘blended’ vowels: A production model of incomplete
neutralization
35

Flaviane Fernandes-Svartman, Maria Bernadete
M. Abaurre, Verónica A. González-López &
Marta C. C. Bianchi
Secondary stress, intensity and fundamental frequency in
Brazilian Portuguese
51

Book reviews
Ana Luísa Costa
Ackerlind, S. & R. Jones-Kellogg, Portuguese. A Reference
Manual. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011
69

João Paulo Silvestre
Otto Zwartjes, Portuguese missionary grammars in Asia, Africa
and Brazil, 1550-1800 (Amsterdam studies in the theory and
history of linguistic science. Series III, Studies in the History of
the Language Sciences, 117). Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John
Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011
75

Dissertation abstract
Shashikanta Tarai
Phonological Nativization of Arabic, Portuguese and English
Loanwords in Odia
79
Publisher: Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
 
LL Issue: 23.5374