Sound Component: a

Example 20 (fn0@13)

X is winding up a roundabout explanation of why he's recording conversations
X. . . when does it happen in English? is the question
X and I have no data.
E ah (creaky), okay (slightly creaky)

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Example 21 (fn1@43-51)

at dinner after the conference
E\rm did you go to the talk?
Xwhich one?
E\rm did you go to my talk? I should say
XI missed it, I'm sorry
E ao (creaky) that's fine, that's fine.

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