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Unformatted text preview: b. pat = positive VOT 0.083084 c. bat = near-zero VOT or 0.007528 sec d. spat = near-zero VOT or 0.015164 sec, because it is a voiceless unaspirated 11) Bat, because aspiration is not present when the stop follows [s] in the same syllable. Thus, the unaspirated voiceless stops after [s] sounds similar to English voiced stops. English [b] is usually partially voiced stop devoicing rather than fully voiced....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course LING 275 at USC.