stop consonant


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Noun1.stop 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)
continuant, continuant consonant - consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
References in periodicals archive ?
Keating, "Phonetic and Phonological Representation of Stop Consonant Voicing," Language 60, no.
This primarily concerned closed syllables which started with a stop consonant and were therefore too strong.
Effect of a single-channel wide dynamic range compression circuit on perception of stop consonant place of articulation.
Ohala (1995) states that crosslinguistically, it is very common to find a stop consonant emerging between a nasal consonant and an oral consonant (55) due to the articulation process involved.
Clusters that have the nasal/n/and a stop consonant seemed to be reduced more frequently.
Two of the initial phoneme variables, stop consonant and vowel, did correlate significantly with the dependent variable, so these were included in a regression analysis that also included the six lexical variables.