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It is a dictionary of phrases in phonetics and phonology written for college kids and lecturers. it's going to be of curiosity to all these fascinated by or operating in speech treatment. The terminology of articulatory phonetics is roofed intimately, and there's additionally remedy of significant acoustic and auditory phonetics. entire insurance is afforded to phonology, together with classical phonology, early and later models of generative phonology and modern techniques. Given the new re-emergence of prosodic rules in phonology, prosodic terminology, either conventional and modern, can also be good coated. historic phonology, intonation and tonology and the phonology of English are all thought of. The structure is obvious and straightforward to take advantage of, providing a number of good points to facilitate speedy and finished info retrieval. good points contain: 2000 phrases, lots of them with a number of senses; precis of the key function platforms; pronunciations, notational units and emblems; earliest resources of phrases; feedback for extra examining.

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Cf. periodic wave. Apert’s syndrome n. A congenital pathological deformation of the supralaryngeal vocal tract in which the palate lies abnormally far back and the pharynx is constricted. The sufferer is unable to produce the formant frequency range of normal speech and hence cannot produce the ordinary vowel distinctions; high vowels are typically absent entirely. aperture n. 1. The degree or size of an opening, as of the mouth. 2. [obsolete] A synonym for vowel height. Translation of German Schallfülle ‘sonority’ (Trubetzkoy 1939).

3pl. Latin Old French Modern French ámo ámas ámat amámus amátis ámant aim aimes aimet aime aimes aime amons amez aimons aimez aiment aiment analog model n. Any mechanical, electrical or computational device which models the behaviour of a system of interest (such as the vocal tract) by using easily manipulated and measured quantities which are related mathematically to one another in the same way as the quantities important in the system < previous page page_22 next page > < previous page page_23 next page > Page 23 of interest.

See also voice onset time, preaspiration. See Laver (1994:348–358). NOTE: Aspiration is simetimes called voice-onset delay, but this term is actually of wider applicability than ‘aspiration’. 2. (also aspirate) A label sometimes applied to the segment [h], the socalled ‘voiceless glottal fricative’, actually a voiceless vowel. 3. In the Ladefoged feature system, a distinctive feature invoked to handle distinctions in voice onset time; it can assume any of the three values aspirated, unaspirated or voiced.

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