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fric·a·tive

(frik'ă-tiv),
Speech sound made by forcing the air stream through a narrow orifice, created by apposition of the teeth, tongue, or lips in producing consonantal phonemes such as f, v, s, and z.

fricative

[frik′ətiv]
a consonant speech sound such as an /f/ or /s/, made by forcing an airstream through a constricted opening.

fric·a·tive

(frik'ă-tiv)
Speech sound made by forcing the air stream through a narrow orifice, created by apposition of the teeth, tongue, or lips in producing consonantal phonemes such as f, v, s, and z.

fric·a·tive

(frik'ă-tiv)
Speech sound made by forcing the air stream through a narrow orifice, created by apposition of the teeth, tongue, or lips in producing consonantal phonemes such as f, v, s, and z.

fricative (frik´ətiv),

n a speech sound made by forcing the airstream through such a narrow opening that audible high-frequency air currents or vibrations are set up.
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In all metathesized versions, speakers prefer to pronounce the sequence as fricative + stop.
The fricatives perceptual map shows that in the stops, there is a separation between voiced fricatives (more distributed in the edges) and the voiceless fricatives (central part of the map).
Post- Alveo- Consonants Labial Dental Alveolar alveolar palatal Stops/Affricates P t t c Fricatives/Spirants s Lateral Fricatives [?
The tendency in Zimbabwe is that urbanites have more contact with English than the rural folk, and it is important to determine the extent of the English influence regarding the inter-dental fricatives on both rural and urban Ndebele mother tongue children.
Some fricative segments Ifi y v/ do not make consonant clusters word medially that is why the above table does not show examples of these three segments.
For this, I will record the production of alveolar plosives and fricatives in both French and English and will study the correlation between acoustic and articulatory events.
c) Fricatives like /s/ and /h/ cannot occur in the final position.
This line refers to their tactile perception when walking in the sun beams and shadows under the plane-trees: the sense of softness derived from such perception is acutely suggested by such fricatives.
There are eleven consonantal phonemes: four stops, two nasals, two fricatives, one affricate (2), and two glides, in addition to eight phonemes /b, d, g, f, s, r, r, l/ occurring in Spanish loans.
Consonant sounds include stops or plosives bnshy y dhmkyr (which are further divided into different categories listed below), implosives khly dhmkyr nasals nkn y nk r, laterals, trills and fricatives [8].