glottal stop


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glottal stop

[glot′əl stop]
1 a speech sound made by closure of the glottis or vocal folds and then an explosive release.
2 an abnormal sound substitution with a guttural quality.

glot·tal stop

(glotăl stop)
A stop and then a release of sound at the point of the glottis (e.g., Clint-N).

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).
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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.
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).