This paper presents an acoustic and auditory analysis of the short vowels of Mehri, a Modern South Arabian language (MSAL) spoken in Dhofar (southern Oman), eastern Yemen and parts of southern Saudi Arabia. Interest in Mehri vowels lies in the fact …
This talk was delivered at a session on the Phonetics and Phonology of Modern South Arabian Languages. The session was part of a series of online workshop on Language and Nature in Southern Arabia organised by Janet Watson (University of Leeds), …
Principal Investigator: Janet Watson (University of Leeds)
Collaborators: Barry Heselwood (University of Leeds) and Abdullah Musallam al-Mahri
Funding: Leverhulme Trust
Summary: This project investigates the the sound systems of Mehri and Shehret, two endangered Modern South Arabian languages (MSAL) spoken in Southern Arabia.