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The frequently occurring schwa at the end of words ending in a consonant is indicated. For the extra syllable at the end of the word curly brackets are used, e.g. neuf{e}.

The absence of liaison in French is indicated by adding a + sign behind the consonant. No marking is given if liaison has been applied, but if not the + sign is put after the consonant, e.g. ``petit enfant'' (pronounced with /t/: /ptex2html_wrap_inline45173tit ãfã/), ``petit+ enfant'' (pronounced without /t/: /ptex2html_wrap_inline45173ti ãfã/).

Letter sequences are presented like A B C D... Variations are indicated, e.g. W pronounced as V double (more regular is double V and this is simply indicated as W).

The [nonspeaker_other] events are indicated as laughter, coughing, throat_clear, telephone_ringing, paper_rustle, click, bip, door, chair, noise. These are put between square brackets.

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