timing of voicing in British English obstruents

by Gerard J. Docherty

Publisher: Foris Publications in Berlin, New York

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    StatementGerard J. Docherty.
    SeriesNetherlands phonetic archives ;, 9
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    LC ClassificationsPE1135 .D6 1992
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    Pagination289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
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    Open LibraryOL1561499M
    ISBN 10311013408X
    LC Control Number91042837

  Under this alternative, then, voicing for the English type of language is fully derivative or contextual, accruing automatically to lenis obstruents in voicing-friendly (usually post-sonorant or post-voiced) environments. (3) Phonetically informed description with binary [±voice], [±spread], [±constricted] 2. Download: Download full-size image. More on the voicing of English obstruents: voicing retention vs. voicing loss.   English is typically described as a language in which voicing contrast is not neutralized in word-final position. However, a tendency towards devoicing (at least partial) of final voiced obstruents in English has been reported by the previous studies (e.g., Docherty () and references therein).   This study examines acoustic and aerodynamic characteristics of consonants in standard Korean and in Cheju, an endangered Korean language. The focus is on the well-known three-way distinction among voiceless stops (i.e., lenis, fortis, aspirated) and the two-way distinction between the voiceless fricatives /s/ and /s*.

  Docherty G. J. (). The timing of voicing in British English obstruents. Berlin: Foris publications. Elfenbein J. (). Pashto Phonology. Phonologies of Asia and Africa 2(2) Flege J. E. (). Second language speech learning: Theory findings and problems. In W. Strange (Ed.). The present study reports on stop consonant perception of voice onset time (VOT) in Anglophone children enrolled in a French immersion (FI) elementary school in Western Canada. Fifty-seven children in grades 1, 3, and 5 were tested in both English and French for the three pairs of stops (/p/-/b/, /t/-/d/, and /k/-/g/). They were asked to identify words that begin with these stop consonants. The Pronunciation of English (), An English Pronouncing Dictionary () and An Outline of English Phonetics (). In addition, Jones' crucial pioneering works, now out of print for many decades, are made easily accessible to scholars once again.   This study examines voice onset time () for stops in Pahari. They had also formal classes of English in schools and colleges. All the participants reported no history of any language impairment. The timing of voicing in British English obstruents. Berlin: Foris Publications. Fischer-Fergensen, E. (). Acoustic analysis of stop.

Nevertheless, voiced obstruents are partially devoiced in final position in English, especially when phrase-final or when followed by a voiceless consonant (for example, bad cat [bæd̥ kʰæt]). The most salient distinction between bad and bat is not the voicing of the final consonant but rather the duration of the vowel and possible. Debuccalization is a sound change or alternation in which an oral consonant loses its original place of articulation and moves it to the glottis (usually [], [], or []). The pronunciation of a consonant as [h] is sometimes called aspiration but in phonetics, aspiration is the burst of air accompanying a word comes from Latin bucca, meaning "cheek" or "mouth".

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The timing of voicing in British. His interests include phonetics, phonological variation, and disordered speech production.

He is the author of 'The Timing of Voicing in British English Obstruents' (), and co-editor of 'Urban Voices: Phonological variation and change in the British Isles' ().

This paper builds on growing evidence that aspirated or fortis obstruents in languages like English and German are laryngeally marked, but that phonetic voicing in the (unmarked) unaspirated or.

This comprehensive book has become an internationally recognized standard reference on measurement of physiological and acoustical aspects of speech and voice.

It is specifically written for those without a technical background and includes a wide assortment of observational and measurement techniques. It offers explanations of their theoretical and technical foundations, comparisons of.

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Deal. Gerard J Docherty. An Experimental Phonetic Study of the Timing of Voicing in British English Obstruents. Write a review. Final devoicing is a systematic phonological process occurring in languages such as German, Dutch, Polish, and Russian, among these languages, voiced obstruents in the syllable coda or at the end of a word become voiceless.

Initial voicing. Initial voicing is a process of historical sound change where voiceless consonants become voiced at the beginning of a word. Recommend this book. The Timing of Voicing in British English Obstruents. Berlin: Foris. Docherty, Hall, Damien and Nycz, Jennifer Variation in Voice Onset Time along the Scottish-English border.

Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, Augustpp. – Abstract. In Gonet (), one of the present authors found out that English word-final phonologically voiced obstruents in the voicing-favouring environment exhibit asymmetrical, if not erratic, behaviour in that voicing in plosives is most often retained while in fricatives voicing retention concerns only about 1/3 of the cases, with the other possibilities (partial and complete devoicing.

His interests include phonetics, phonological variation, and disordered speech production. He is the author of 'The Timing of Voicing in British English Obstruents' (), and co-editor of 'Urban Voices: Phonological variation and change in the British Isles' ().

show more. voice onset time (VOT) [4, 6, 7, 16]. In contrast, stops in intervocalic position show dramatically higher rates of voicing; for example, Westbury [16] found that 89% of intervocalic stops are fully voiced in American English, and Suomi [14] reported 93% for British English. Stops in word-final position tend.

This study investigates the extent of voicing in the voiced plosives /b, d/ across a range of phonetic contexts in Irish English. Spectrographic and waveform analysis showed that /b, d/ were. The article also provides a description of Polish voicing rules and a detailed comparison of voicing in English and Polish obstruents based on the concept of Voice Onset Time.

View Show abstract. The six plosives of Standard Chinese are compared with those of RP British English, to see if there is a difference in their aspiration and/or voicing.

English word-final lenis obstruents has not so far been described satisfactorily. Polish teachers and learners of English, in a desire to counteract the Polish word-final de-voicing, attempt to retain full voicing in English word-final obstruents, irrespective of the following context.

By implementing such simplified rules, teaching English pro. Docherty, G.J. The Timing of Voicing in British English : Foris Publications.

Google Scholar. An acoustic study of English voicing assimilation by Myers () on the other hand, does allow for the effects of tense and lax contexts to be teased apart, and provides statistical tests.

Interestingly, Myers finds that RVA patterns symmetrically, with both tense and lax obstruents influencing the voicing of preceding obstruents. 1. Introduction. Voicing in English obstruents is a much discussed topic in the phonetic literature. However, while many studies focus on voice onset timing (VOT) as a cue to voicing in stops (e.g., Lisker & Abramson, ; Zlatin, ), and others on cues such as the length of the preceding vowel (e.g., Raphael, ) or F0 at the obstruent offset (e.g., Hanson, ; Ohde, ), fewer.

Early Spanish-English bilinguals and English controls were tested on the production and perception of negative, short-lag, and long-lag Voice Onset Time (VOT), VOT types spanning the Spanish and English phonetic categories: phonologically, negative and short-lag VOT stops are distinct phonemes in Spanish, but realizations of voiced stops in English.

English does not have phonological final-obstruent devoicing of the type that neutralizes phonemic contrasts; thus pairs like bad and bat are distinct in all major accents of English.

Nevertheless, voiced obstruents are devoiced to some extent in final position in English, especially when phrase-final or when followed by a voiceless consonant. Author: Jeroen Maarten van de Weijer Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi Category: Language Arts & Disciplines Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book.

Book Description: This volume focuses on the phonology, phonetics and psycholinguistics of voicing-related phenomena in Dutch. Dutch phonology has played a touchstone. least in English, it is more appropriate to speak of F0 raising following [ voice] consonants rather than F0 lowering following [þvoice] consonants.

Her results demonstrate that the time course of F0 after voiced obstruents is qualitatively identical to that after nasals, whereas F0 at voice onset is. Abstract.

This chapter focuses on the phonology of Brunei English, particularly its consonants, vowels, and intonation. Initial voiceless TH is realised as [t] in a little over half of tokens at the start of words such as ‘thought’ and ‘threaten’, final [t] is regularly omitted in phrases such as ‘fist in’, and about half of Bruneians might be classified as rhotic.

This is not to say that lenis obstruents never exhibit voicing during closure in English: they very often do, especially intervocalically, in ways that can be attributed to assimilation processes (Davidson, 9. Davidson, L. (). “ Variability in the implementation of voicing in American English obstruents,” J.

Phon. 54, 35–   It is, of course, well known that word-final stops in English are frequently unreleased in casual speech (e.g.

Tsukada et al., ) and that the most important cue to the voice character of word-final obstruents in English is the length of the preceding vowel, which is shorter before voiceless obstruents than before voiced ones (House and.