|characterized acoustically by noise of relatively high intensity, as sibilants, labiodentals and uvular fricatives, and most affricates|
|a collection of maps of a certain area indicating the distribution of various phonological, morphological, lexical, or other features of the dialects of that area|
system of groupings (such as "landed gentry" or "rain forests"), usually called types, the members of which are identified by postulating specified attributes that are mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive-groupings set up to aid demonstration or inquiry by establishing a limited relationship among phenomena. A type may represent one kind of attribute or several and need include only those features that are significant for the problem at hand
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