plosive consonant


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plosive consonant - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
obstruent - a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
implosion - the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant
plosion, explosion - the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant
labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
glottal catch, glottal plosive, glottal stop - a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
suction stop, click - a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Based on the data, the ISP consonant phonemes has totaling 19 units phonemes which consists of; seven plosive consonant phonemes /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/ four nasal consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, two affricate consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, two fricative consonant phonemes /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, one vibrations consonant /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, and two a half vowel consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/.
Dz/dz /dz/ Dzs/dzs /d3/ F/f /f/ G/g /g/ Gy/gy /[??]/ Voiced palatal plosive consonant. Same place ofarticulation as <ny> and <ty> H/h /h/ J/j /j/ K/k /k/ No aspiration.
Research has mostly investigated learners' awareness and pronunciation development of voiceless plosive consonants /p/, /t/, and /k/ with aspiration (e.g., in L2 English) or without it (e.g., in L2 Spanish).
Another study that was also conducted with adults [21], analyzed the differences between the VOT duration measures of plosive consonants [p, t, k] in the speech production of 14 bilingual individuals (Spanish-English), aged 18 to 24 years.
Linguists have always agreed that the contrasting laryngeal feature for plosive consonants in Italian, French, Spanish, and Russian is indeed voicing (henceforth [voice], which is the standard way to mark the laryngeal phonological feature of voicing).
This is a difficult word for speakers with dysarthria due to the long vowel, diphthong, and two plosive consonants all in the same word.
Topics include heroic poetry in modern Arabia, Old English translation of Judgment Day II, Old English runic inscriptions, the Narragansett runic inscription of Rhode Island, Old English preverbal elements with adverbial counterparts, Old English words for people, legal language, revisions in the Wyclif Bible, Chaucer's Latin (and a new take on Troilus, Kempe's ideas on salvaging journeys, Malory's critique on violence, the loss of final plosive consonants in late Middle English rhyme words, hyphens and hyper-hyphens in Middle English, and similarities or dissimilarities between medieval English and German.
Johnson's historical recap and his insights into the basics of ventriloquism are reasonably absorbing (plosive consonants, particularly Bs, are a danger zone), but the show is at its best when he pays touching tribute to his mentor, Art Sieving, the Chicago ventriloquist and puppet-maker who carved Johnson's first significant professional partner, Squeaky.
The second is the frequency of plosive consonants. Baby talk seems to take an aggressive form.
In this sequence with a student, the teacher begins by having the student use a semioccluded posture throughout the pattern, then uses it as a pilot into a pattern, then segues into using transitory occlusions (the pattern of plosive consonants followed by vowels with low first formant frequencies).
Several studies of Brazilian Portuguese have demonstrated the processes most often observed in phonologic disorders, such as simplification of consonant encounter, simplification of liquid consonants, elimination of the final consonant, deafening of fricative or plosive consonants, frontalization of palatal consonants, simplification of velar consonants and plosivization of fricative consonants.