Phonetics IV - Today Phonetics IV Consonants & Vowels...

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1 Phonetics IV Sept. 28, 2011 Today Place of articulation Manner of articulation Variations in consonant production Recap Last class, we… Talked about vocal anatomy Introducing sound production Started talking about consonants Place of articulation A sound is a consonant if the air, once out of the glottis, is obstructed, partially or totally, in one or more places p, b, t, k A sound is a vowel if the air, once out of the glottis, is allowed to pass freely through the resonators a, e, i, o, u Consonants We will use three properties of consonants to describe and categorize them: Voicing (state of the larynx) – voiced or voiceless Place of articulation – the location of obstruction in the vocal tract during a sound Manner of articulation – The amount of obstruction in the vocal tract during a sound PoA: Palatals Consonant articulated with the tongue raised against the hard palate [j] y ellow; called yod
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2 PoA: Velars Consonant articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the velum. [k] c at [g] g ive [ ŋ ] si ng [w] w et (labiovelar) called eng PoA: Glottals Consonant articulated with the glottis [ Ɂ ] uh-oh Glottal stop: the vocal folds are held tightly together so that no air escapes [h] h ow Practice (just checking…) If a sound is made with the teeth & the tip of the tongue, it is… The velum is (where)…
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course LING 101 taught by Professor Teddemen during the Fall '11 term at University of Alberta.

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Phonetics IV - Today Phonetics IV Consonants & Vowels...

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