Plosives


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Plosives

 

(occlusive-plosives, explosives), consonants whose pronunciation is accompanied by the explosion of a stop (occlusion).

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5 and 7 years of age have the proper pronunciation of all sounds, plosives and nasals, which is, according to the authors, expected given that these sounds are the first to be adopted in the speech sound system of Serbian language.
They are associated with the voiceless plosives /k t p/, in descending order.
50) The insertion also stands out from the portion taken from Bede because Bede nowhere states what kind of consonant may be followed by a liquid, whereas Priscian and, in this single case, Hrabanus specify plosives (mutae).
In the classical study of Lisker and Abramson (1964) plosives are divided into three major types on the basis of VOT.
These heavily basilectal lines, with their orthographic elisions and plosive and fricative alliteration, remind readers that dialect verse also requires "wuk"; when Quashie insists that "we dig de row dem eben in a line: McKay is alerting readers to his poetic labor, the labor entailed in putting dialect phrases into fixed verse forms, made of even poetic lines.
voiced clusters may very well correspond to a historically intermediate stage in the development of Gawri /l/ and /l/ from ancient clusters with (dental and velar) plosives and /r/, in whose final stage a "new" phoneme /l/ emerged through assimilation, while the /dr/-clusters fused with an already existing /l/ phoneme.
As for medial short/single plosives, Vork (1972 : 15) wrote that "in Estonian, [the graphemes] b, d and g denote short, voiceless lenis plosives [as in the word luba, kade and lugu].
ONH subjects had more difficulty discriminating /f/ and /[delta]/ from plosives (particularly /b/ for leading consonants and /p/ and /t/ for coda consonants).
As seen in all the graphs, in case of plosive phonemes the peak of maximal information is located after the current time of analysis t = 0.
Presumably, it was the wresting of peace from juxtaposed plosives that caught Tennyson's notice, and Gray is surely right to suggest that he sought to recreate the effect in his own verse.
For practical reasons in the account which follows examples will be split into four groups, the first one embracing graphemes corresponding to plosives, i.