What Arndt here describes are words that begin without the glottal stop
with which many Sara Sikka words begin.
The dental stop /t/ contrasts with the glottal stop
The glottal stop
is inserted word-initially when a word starts with a vowel in order to avoid an onsetless syllable.
1) merger of the Indo-European laryngeals into a glottal stop
, which was lost between two full vowels: *H > *?
s word break occurs at bringen 'Get, take it Ahtna glottal stop
for me' Eng.
In order to indicate discontinuation without a pause, I cut out the pause and a glottal stop
before and in the first line and, to compensate for this, prolonged the [s] at the end of disobedience.
whereby all markers ending with thae glottal stop
Part of her style also results from the exaggeration of certain aspects of her voice, most notably the glottal stop
, which is prominent in the single Fidelity.
Their 2006 greatest hits compilation, The Sound Of Girls Aloud, sold 700,000+ copies, but has been portrayed as a glottal stop
on their career in the tabloids, which persist with rumours of a break up.
George Jones offers, in Gaelic, an account of the tendency in the southernmost Gaelic dialects (Islay, Jura, Gigha, Kintyre, Arran and perhaps Rathlin) to use the glottal stop
not only in hiatus between vowels but also, it would seem, more or less freely before (or possibly after
to] > [ato] (labial stop > velar stop > glottal stop
> deletion) (Zamora Munne & Guitart, 1982).