devoiced


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de·voice

 (dē-vois′)
tr.v. de·voiced, de·voic·ing, de·voic·es
To pronounce (a normally voiced sound) without vibration of the vocal cords so as to make it wholly or partly voiceless.

devoiced

(diːˈvɔɪst)
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics having been made voiceless
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Writing in 'white ink' is an expedient that can give articulation to an otherwise untenable atavistic agenda, one's own-most jouissance, which is to say the defaced and devoiced female text.
The accusation of these art installations implies that the suffering of the devoiced animals reflects the ignorant situation in Tuvalu -- a small island nation, leading a pure life without the convenience of modern technology or industrial pollution, is sarcastically to be the first nation to be submerged underwater.
Of these latter four languages, only Kashtawari shows unambiguous evidence of pitch contours, with a schleifton occurring in words of which a historical voiced aspirated initial consonant has become devoiced and deaspirated (Kishtawari poiy 'brother'; cf.
Of course, the voiced interdental fricative first shifted to a voiced stop (theoretically speaking), and then devoiced in final position--an environment often triggering stop (plosive) devoicing (witness the comparable situations in Germanic and Slavic).
Modisane the author also confers a face on the protagonist Bloke, deindividualized and devoiced by his name itself.
Since the contemporary form of the word, chafer ['tfeife], contains voiceless [f], Jordan invented an ad hoc rule which devoiced cluster initial voiced fricative [v], thus [vr > fr].
The final segment of a binomial pair should be more likely to be sonorant and more likely to be devoiced.