glottal stop

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glottal stop

n.
A speech sound produced by a momentary complete closure of the glottis, followed by an explosive release, as in the middle of the interjection uh-oh or between the two i's in some pronunciations of Hawaii.

glottal stop

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a plosive speech sound produced as the sudden onset of a vowel in several languages, such as German, by first tightly closing the glottis and then allowing the air pressure to build up in the trachea before opening the glottis, causing the air to escape with force

glot′tal stop′


n.
a plosive consonant whose occlusion and release are accomplished chiefly at the glottis, as in the Scottish articulation of the t-sound of little, bottle, etc.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.glottal stop - a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop consonant, stop - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
Translations

glottal stop

n (Phon) → Knacklaut m, → Stimmritzenverschlusslaut m
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Just watch and listen to any television programme apart from the BBC News, and you will "spo" (spot) countless glottal stops and other omissions all the time.
call the glottal stops between his son's stifled night calls
He also incorporates aspects of sonority, differences in intensity and loudness and the insertion of glottal stops before vowels at word boundaries--all of which have been looked at or noted in other studies, but not in combination--into his analysis, to form what he refers to as a "multidimensional model of rhythm" (Fuchs, 2016: 4).
Greek contains no glottal stops or double consonants, and there is frequent occurrence of palatalization, whereby nonpalatal consonants are changed to palatal consonants.
That is to say, there are two phonemic glottal stops: one causing rhinoglottophilic nasal spread both rightward and leftward, and the plain oral glottal stop.
He and Ed did plenty of mirroring of each other's body language and glottal stops though, in a pre-election interview which will reach Brand's million followers, many of whom are the elusive electoral asset of young people.
'man.' The glottal stops are secondary, and will be discussed more below.
189-196 she distinguishes between macro- and micro-prosodic glottal stops, with reference to the different levels of linguistic structure.
For two years the seed germinated while David Kanatawakhon learned to wrap his mind and his tongue around the stresses and glottal stops of the Oneida language with his mentors there.
His ear for a phrase or knack for a snapshot of local colour would come from growing up among the flock-wallpapered drinking dens that would, every few hundred yards, punctuate the walk home from the local factories like glottal stops in a pastor's temperance sermon.
These glottal stops, fricatives and other "turbulent sounds" are studied beginning with traditional phonological analysis but continuing to investigations using cutting edge spectrographic and physiological instruments to reproduce the nuances of the sounds in minute detail.
There were some unnatural segmental errors, such as infelicitous pops and intrusive glottal stops in Nos.