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.
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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
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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Translations

glottal stop

n (Phon) → Knacklaut m, → Stimmritzenverschlusslaut m
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Candidate (1c) illustrates a successful attempt to satisfy the *[COMPLEX.sup.ONS] constraint through the epenthesis of elidable non-phonemic segments consisting of a glottal stop followed by a high short vowel.
Although he did explain that during his research, he had seen some younger Scousers beginning to adopt the Glottal stop.
The glottal stop, as in "wha" for 'what", "sta-in" for "starting", "the bes par was the li on the warer as we go there" for the "best part was the light on the water as we got there", "Lill" for "little", "tha" for "that", "wriin" for "writing", "righ" for "right", "Brian" for "Britain", "marke" for "market", "targe" for "target" "throughou" for "throughout" and indeed almost any word ending in a "t" will find this letter dropped these days.
'Ui' (glottal stop) which is commonly omitted from online Arabic use, but
Singing remains uninterrupted when the voice can move in a space far from the mechanism of the glottal stop.
/ No, there is no sky any more / No Sama' / The Seen is a sword, the Mim mortality / the Alifs are an oppressive ancestry / The glottal stop a vast emptiness." With deep thoughts and carefully chosen language, Adonis champions Al-Quds as the sole victor among its multiple rulers.
Stress, or glottal stop, is marked with an apostrophe after the last syllable to distinguish between non-homonyms that are otherwise spelled the same.
orthography presumes pronunciation of aleph as a glottal stop (e.g.,
f) Chapter 6 presents the results of Fuchs's production study, with sections on vocalic and consonantal durations, syllable durations, sonority, voicing, fundamental frequency, intensity, loudness, speech rate, and word initial glottal stop insertion before vowels.
Help is provided for whatever technical issues inherent in each selection, such as a glottal stop.
The linguistic promise and challenge of Bugis literature, written in a unique if Indic-derived script on palm-leaf rolls (lontara, or for Wellen lontaraq, meticulously rendering the final, often omitted, glottal stop by q), has long tantalised but frequently disappointed.
An initial study [16] obtained nasalance values at the presence of glottal stop associated with moderate hypernasality, and the results suggested that the use of this type of CA did not influence the nasalance values.