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Thread #67852   Message #1136758
Posted By: pavane
15-Mar-04 - 05:10 AM
Thread Name: Any glottal stops down your way?
Subject: RE: Any glottal stops down your way?
They are a feature of the London accent(s), but rather overdone in the soaps.

I understand that although they are common in most Arabic dialects, Classical (Quran/Koran) Arabic does NOT have them, being based on the dialect spoken by the prophet. (If I am wrong, as usual, someone will tell us)