glottal fry

glottal fry

the raspy or croaking ("froglike") quality of the voice in its lowest register. It results from loose closure of the glottis that allows air to bubble through, giving rise to a series of low-pitched pops and rattles.

glot·tal fry

(glot'ăl frī)
Vocal fold vibration in the lowest part of the pitch range, characterized by a creaky, pulsed type of phonation.
Synonym(s): gravel voice.
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The communication phenomenon "conversational entrainment," described as the "propensity to modify one's behavior to align more closely with one's communication partner," is offered as a theoretical framework to explain the growth in the use of glottal fry in young women's speech.
Also known as the pulse register phonation or glottal fry, vocal fry is a quality of the lowest registers of the human voice.
Then have him/her coordinate sustained glottal fry with pitch in a three-note scale (e.
MYTH #2: THE CURE FOR GLOTTAL FRY IS A HIGHER PITCH
A common speaking voice quality in this culture is the Kim Kardashian form of glottal fry that drives us all crazy.
Glottal fry, also known as vocal fry, is a vocal production in which the irregularity of vocal fold vibrations results in the generation of a subharmonic, or what may be called "dicrotic vibration.
It does have a popping or frying sound, and hence it was historically also called glottal fry (a "frying" sound produced at the glottis).
The more common voice quality that we refer to as glottal fry or vocal fry is one in which there is some irregularity in vocal fold vibration that creates a subharmonic, that is, an irregular vibration that is slower than the fundamental frequency of vibration.
The long-term noisiness of glottal fry is very different.
During this stage of the program, the client should use forward speech placement in conversation, and glottal attacks and glottal fry should be strenuously avoided.
Using perceptual, videostroboscopic, acoustic, aerodynamic, and functional measurements, Sheng and colleagues found significant improvements in roughness, strain, monotone, resonance, hard attack, glottal fry, vocal fold pathology, mucosal wave, amplitude, vocal fold closure, and phonation threshold pressure.