glottal stop


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glot·tal stop

(glotăl stop)
A stop and then a release of sound at the point of the glottis (e.g., Clint-N).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glottal stop

A speech characteristic in which there is sudden interruption of the voice sound from a momentary complete closure of the vocal cords (GLOTTIS).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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In the context of the non-phonemic epenthetic segments (/?/ and /V/, where V means a 'vowel'), traditional Arabic grammarians distinguished between two types of hamza 'glottal stop' (Ryding 2005).
Just watch and listen to any television programme apart from the BBC News, and you will "spo" (spot) countless glottal stops and other omissions all the time.
Incorrect Slide Correct Slide 5 [down arrow] [[??]a] 5 [down arrow] [[??]a] 4 [down arrow] [[??]a] 4 [down arrow] [[??]a] 3 [down arrow] [[??]a] 3 [down arrow] [[??]a] 2 [down arrow] [[??]a] 2 [down arrow] [[??]a] 1 [[??]a] 1 [[??]a] Disruptions of the legato (clicks in the line) have three possible causes: 1) overshooting the descent; 2) articulating the tone with a glottal stop; or 3) articulating the tone with an [h] onset.
He also incorporates aspects of sonority, differences in intensity and loudness and the insertion of glottal stops before vowels at word boundaries--all of which have been looked at or noted in other studies, but not in combination--into his analysis, to form what he refers to as a "multidimensional model of rhythm" (Fuchs, 2016: 4).
The occurrence of CA, as reported in the literature varies between 18% and 25% for the population with CLP or VPD, however the use of PF, even in this population, is not as common as the use of the glottal stop. Additionally, as reported in the literature [4], even when PF is used, not all fricative sounds may be substituted by this CA in a single sample.
He makes some changes in orthography, however, indicating a glottal stop with an apostrophe /'/ and, following Malay spelling conventions (rather than Iban pronunciation) writes ati in his example as hati.
However, the word-medial glottal stop can be further subdivided by its behaviour into a plain glottal stop /?/and a nasal glottal stop /?/.
Is it Scarlett Johansson, with her crisply modulated English tones or the glottal stop Scots whose dialogue is almost certain to be deemed by many to be incomprehensible?
These outside effects are evident already, for example, in the spread of the glottal stop of Estuary English.
"These pronunciations are not lazy - it takes more physical effort to use the glottal stop than the 't' in the middle of 'butter' or 'matter'.
I noticed, however, that their primer did not have the symbol for the glottal stop, so I asked them to include that.