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The second aspect encompasses the role of phonetic cues and the place of articulation of obstruents in the children's perceptual performance.
43) In the process, they also came to a consensus regarding three orthographic issues not easily managed in a traditional fanqie notation: the explicit identification of tones, of medials, and of voicing in obstruent initials.
The spirantization of stops to fricatives *K > *X word-finally and before an obstruent suffix has no parallel in Balto-Slavic, where the glottalic stops were implosives, as they still are in Sindhi (cf.
is ascribed to a constraint hierarchy forbidding voiced obstruents in coda position but allowing them to surface faithfully in onset position.
This hypothesis reveals Luick's reluctance to treat such spellings as signs of the general devoicing of word-final obstruents in Germanic (and also Slavonic) languages.
It is important to note that in spoken Spanish, obstruents in syllable-final position are variable (Mora de Gonzalez, 1989; Quilis, 1993; Navarro Tomas, 1985; D'Introno et al.
This approach to SCF can also account for the occurrence of syllabic obstruents in casual speech forms like suppose [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and in this sense it is superior to syllabification-based approaches to SCF.
In AAVE, even when a final voiced obstruent is deleted or devoiced, this vowel length is maintained (e.
se'te] ; (ou ['[epsilon] ['be[integral]] *[fkt] CGTP 'sju]) NATO (=North (=Confederacao Atlantic Treaty Geral dos Organization) : Trabalhadores ['natu] C2: Coda Portugueses, filled by an 'General unadmitted Confederation of sonorant or the Portuguese obstruent in Workers') : this prosodic ['se'[?
The voiceless nasals occur word-finally after the voiceless obstruents /p, t, k, x, ts, ch/, as in Figure 15.
In Ngizim, obstruents in the same root must agree in voicing, even if they disagree in [place] or [continuant].
By means of spectrographic and auditory analyses, the sound differences and similarities between the obstruents produced by American native speakers of English and Chilean students were determined.