affrication


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affrication

(ˌæfrɪˈkeɪʃən)
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the changing of (a consonantal speech sound) to an affricate
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Noun1.affrication - the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate
articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
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to its affrication (which implies pronouncing it as [jj] or [dz]) and its vocalization (which implies using the glide [j]).
He adds that this affrication phenomenon also applies to the [dr] sequence, which is articulated as a voiced postalveolar affricated segment.
This has interesting consequences for the peculiarities of Najdi speech, especially the affrication of [k] and [g] (i.
An error characteristic of the students taking part in this sample, and also typical of Danish speakers in general, is that caused by affrication of /t/, namely releasing the consonant with an [s]-like off-glide, thus [[t.
The affrication (palatalisation) of /k/ and /g/ before front vowels is mentioned as a characteristic of limited areas in Shetland.
As to the phonology, it is interesting to note that g and k as a rule are not affricated, not even in the poems of the northern Jordanian poet, whose ancestors one hundred years ago probably used phonetically conditioned affrication in both.
Another sample analysis: Affrication in Northumbrian English
Most such languages also have greater affrication of apical alveolars than laminal dentals, as in Isako, but Dahalo has greater affrication of the laminal dentals (p.
According to Miller and Nicely (1961:174-175), when frequencies above 1000 cps are filtered out of the speech, the features of place of articulation and duration are effectively absent, leaving nasality, affrication, and voicing to do all the work.
In the clinical management of phonological disorders, most of the attention is paid to the specific phonological processes, such as fronting, backing, and affrication.
Based on articulatory and spectrographic analyses, Haeri distinguished frication (weak palatalization) and affrication (strong palatalization) of dental stops /t, d, T, D, tt, dd/ next to palatal sounds.
Dans ce contexte, pendant que la langue se deplace rapidement vers la partie anterieure de la bouche, une tres legere affrication survient sporadiquement, meme dans des langues comme l'anglais, surtout quand le locuteur est fatigue ou parle vite.