glottal


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to glottal: glottal stop, glottal attack, Glottal fry

glot·tal

(glot'ăl),
Relating to the glottis.

glot·tal

(glot'ăl)
Relating to the glottis.

glottal

Pertaining to the GLOTTIS.

glot·tal

(glot'ăl)
Relating to the glottis.

glottal (glot´əl),

adj pertaining to, or produced in or by, the glottis. The sound of
h is a voiceless glottal fricative. The airstream on the exhalation phase moves unimpeded through the larynx, pharynx, and oral cavities.
References in periodicals archive ?
A glottal /h/ is important in older Elamite, but lost in AE.
There is a particular delight and satisfaction in being able to transcribe every utterance from a Zulu click to a glottal stop in the speech production of a Yorkshireman.
For two years the seed germinated while David Kanatawakhon learned to wrap his mind and his tongue around the stresses and glottal stops of the Oneida language with his mentors there.
In principle, the exceptional behaviour of the Estonian medial short /k/ may have its source in either glottal or in supraglottal manoeuvres, or in a combination thereof.
Male and female glottal characteristics differ considerably (Han-son, 1995; Klatt & Klatt, 1990), and listeners are generally able to distinguish male from female voices quite easily (Nygaard, Sommer, & Pisoni, 1994; Tielen, 1992).
The alveolar fricative /s/ contrasts with the glottal fricative /h/
The word begins somewhere in the throat with a glottal h.
5,6) NNE, or glottal noise, represents noise energy at the time of phonation; testing identifies differences between harmonies and produced vocal signals.
The many melismas and other ornamenting motives heard in the chant contrast sharply with a substantial use of the glottal stop in the sung text.
If, in Marysville, the Beichi Miao was explicitly dedicated to the Emperor of the North, it might have informally been called the Bakdai Miu--a sound combination in Cantonese that is easily misheard by non-Cantonese speakers due to the glottal stop k followed immediately by the initial consonant d.
Some examples of specific topics include phonological length of number marking morphemes in the framework of typological markedness, resistance strategies during text comprehension and the gradual understanding of legal texts in the process of reading, influence on smoking on age estimation from voice, schwa deletion under varying prosodic conditions, velar and glottal activity in Icelandic, and the role of position in testing the acoustic-equivalence hypothesis of velar softening for aspirated stops.
It must raise a problem robbing a shop, Orders unclear due to their glottal stop.