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Speech Errors
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A speech error is an unintended deviation from the intended utterance. Speech errors can involve units from articulatory gestures of individual phonemes to entire phrases (slips of the tongue).

1. General introduction to speech errors

The easy and automatic production of speech makes the cognitive processes that are involved in speech production difficult to d…

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Stefan A. Frisch, “Speech Errors”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 25 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0320>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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