plosive


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plosive

[′plō·siv]
(linguistics)
A primary type of speech sound of the major languages that is characterized by the complete interception of airflow at one or more places along the vocal tract. For example, the English words par, bar, tar, and car begin with plosives.
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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.
It must also be noted that position made by a word-initial plosive and liquid is exceedingly common in the works of some Christian authors, most prominently Venantius Fortunatus and Bede's immediate forerunner Aldhelm.
The data below shows the existence of the consonant sounds and Table 6 illustrates the comparison of the sonant plosive consonants between the MP and the ISP.
This is a study of voicing onset time for Pashto (L1) and English (L2) plosives with focus on acquisition of English plosives by adult Pashtoon learners.
However unlike Dutch there are not only /s/ but also plosives nasals and fricatives can be preceded by obstruent and liquids in Hindko.
The insistent alliteration, heavy with plosive d and t sounds, of the basileml line, "Dern dutty mout' wid lyin' stain'," which harshly censors the dirty and dishonest speech of the police, emphatically affirms the truth-telling power of the Apple-Woman's vernacular speech.
While aspiration is clearly contrastive for voiceless plosives in the bilabial, dental and velar places of articulation, as well as for the voiceless palatal affricates, the picture is less clear for other plosive or affricate sounds.
the Estonian words luba, kade and lugu and the Finnish words lupa, kate and luku, a difference such that in Estonian the medial plosive is pronounced more loosely and with a weaker explosion burst than in Finnish.
For each of the 5 partitions (consisting of 92 sentences) the phones corresponding to plosive phonemes are extracted and used to evaluate the relevant features obtained in section (3.
All Germanic variants mentioned in KLEIN (Bofa, bofa, boeve, boef, Buobo, Bube) contain a bilabial plosive followed by a rounded high vowel and a labial postvocalic consonant, which leads us back to a contracted form of an old variant of bojowiec and bojownik as the most probable source.