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Lwazi II Sotho Pronunciation Dictionaries
Pronunciation dictionaries for Sepedi, Sesotho and Setswana with and without affricates, as well as the maps that were used to split the affricates into their constituting sounds. Note that these dictionaries were developed based on the Lwazi I dictionaries, available from the South African RMA (
Karen Calteaux
Meraka Institute, CSIR; North-West University
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Sesotho sa Leboa (Sepedi); Setswana; Sesotho
Marelie Davel; Thipe Modipa
Etienne Barnard; Charl van Heerden; Karen Calteaux; Febe de Wet; Daniel van Niekerk; Carmen Moors; Bryan McAlister; Aditi Sharma Grover; Tebogo Reid.
T. Modipa, M. H. Davel, and F. de Wet, “Acoustic modelling of Sepedi affricates for ASR,” in Proc. Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientist and Information Technologists (SAICSIT), 2010, pp. 394–398.
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Lwazi II
Number of entries in both versions of the pronunciation dictionaries :Seped i- 3 312, Sesotho - 2 568, Setswana - 2 996
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2018-02-05T20:21:30Z; 2018-03-05T17:54:27Z
2018-02-05T20:21:30Z; 2018-03-05T17:54:27Z

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