Levantine Arabic Conversational Telephone Speech

Item Name: Levantine Arabic Conversational Telephone Speech
Author(s): Appen Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia
LDC Catalog No.: LDC2007S01
ISBN: 1-58563-406-9
ISLRN: 509-623-192-870-1
DOI: https://doi.org/10.35111/77zm-gw29
Release Date: January 22, 2007
Member Year(s): 2007
DCMI Type(s): Sound
Sample Type: alaw
Sample Rate: 8000
Data Source(s): telephone conversations
Language(s): North Levantine Arabic, South Levantine Arabic
Language ID(s): apc, ajp
License(s): LDC User Agreement for Non-Members
Online Documentation: LDC2007S01 Documents
Licensing Instructions: Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members
Citation: Appen Pty Ltd, Sydney, and Australia. Levantine Arabic Conversational Telephone Speech LDC2007S01. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2007.
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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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