Voiceless stop


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(Phon.) a consonant made with no audible sound except in the transition to or from another sound; a surd mute, as p, t, k.

See also: Voiceless

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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give the lowest numeric value, in "true voice" languages, to the voiceless stop consonants ([1voice], [2voice]).
Comparative analysis of the figures 1 and 2 give the evidence that burst for voiceless stop /p/ is scattered thus weak while in case of voiced /b/, it is dark and strong.
According to Nina Topintzi, who is convinced that syllable onsets should be allowed to be linked to their own moras, a voiceless stop is indeed a typical moraic onset (Topintzi 2010 : 15).
The results in Figure 2 reveal great speaker variation with respect to VOT, especially for the velar voiceless stop /k/.
An example of a consistently rhotic speaker who thus does not have non-rhotic [[??]] pronunciations in the START set as an option, but who has acquired the [ae] vowel in words of the TRAP set (when the vowel is followed by a voiceless stop or affricate) can be seen in the following partial data.
I had in the same work identified a second nasal prefix: *m-, which marks verbs of voluntary action, but examples of m- preceding voiceless stop and affricate initials were missing.
In Shilha (256, Berber, Afro-Asiatic) pharyngealization occurs on all nongeminate dental/alveolars--except for /n/--as well as on the nongeminate velar voiceless stop, but not on the other nongeminate voiceless stops.
Voice onset times for voiceless stop consonants in fluent reading of stutterers and non-stutterers.
Lahti (1981) presents VOT values for five speakers, where there is an appreciable difference between the voiced and voiceless stop: