19. Glottal stop

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19. Glottal stop

Postby Jan » February 11th, 2009, 2:42 am

Glottal stop

Glottal stop is a sharp closer of the glottis. It takes place for instance in the English interjection un-oh or in the American English pronunciation of kitten.

Glottal stop is part of the glottalized stops č’, k’, p’, t’ introduced earlier, but it also occurs after s, š and ȟ.

Listen to the following recording and select what you hear:




1. __é








2. __ú








3. __á








4. __ó








5. __áŋ








6. __a








7. __é








8. __ó








9. __íŋ








10. __á








11. __ečá








12. ši__é








13. yu__í








14. yu__ó








15. mni__á








16. __óza








17. čí__ala








18. __ákeča








19. ka__ú








20. ka__óža









Glottal stop is also pronounced between vowels, whenever two vowels occur next to each other. It is, however, pronounced only in slow formal pronunciation. Read more about this in NLD.1 page 695 (2.1.4).
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