This database contains 982 Levantine Arabic speakers taking part in spontaneous telephone conversations in Colloquial Levantine Arabic. A total of 985 conversation sides are provided (there are three speakers who each appear in two disctinct conversations). The average duration per side is between 5 and 6 minutes.
This corpus was collected and transcribed in 2004 by Appen Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia.
For an example of the data into this corpus, please listen to this audio sample (wav format).
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