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Definition of the noun Preaspiration
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- [phonetics] a period of voiceless breathing that precedes some consonants in some languages -- a sort of mirror-image of aspiration
Preaspiration: In phonetics, preaspiration is a period of voicelessness or aspiration preceding the closure of a voiceless obstruent, basically equivalent to an -like sound preceding the obstruent. In other words, when an obstruent is preaspirated, the glottis is opened for some time before the obstruent closure. To mark preaspiration using the International Phonetic Alphabet, the diacritic for regular aspiration, ⟨⟩, can be placed before the preaspirated consonant. However, Ladefoged and Maddieson prefer to use a simple cluster notation, e.g. ⟨⟩ instead of ⟨⟩.
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Germanic Accentology (1982)
by Anatoly Liberman
the latter reflects the view that preaspiration is a vowel's offset and postaspiration its onset. Valtyr Gudmundsson ...
Mathematical Linguistics (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Preaspiration: In phonetics, preaspiration is a period of voicelessness or aspiration preceding the closure of a ...
Koasati Grammar (1991)
by Bel Abbey
Preaspiration is a more dubious change than the previous one. All the examples noted (see below) have h as the closing consonant of the antepenultimate syllable; therefore this change may just be another form of the ...
Consequently, the Burmese introduced a special symbol which was added to the corresponding resonants to reflect preaspiration. Postaspiration is reconstructed as far back as the proto-language, while preaspiration is a comparatively new ...
Preaspiration The consonants m, n, ng, l, and r may be preaspirated and are written by placing an “h” before the m, n, ng, l, or r. Preaspiration means putting a puff of air released from the back of the throat just before pronouncing the m, n, ng, l, ...
by Eugeniusz Cyran, Jolanta Szpyra-Kozłowska
The embarrassing exception In the preceding section, we saw that Southern Saami preaspiration is a realization of stress. However, it must be noted that the presence of an additional segment is not systematically attested after a primarily ...
by Josef Vachek
see instrumental case - its basic function correlation of preaspiration ...
On the phonology of Icelandic preaspiration. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 1.3–54. Van der Hulst, Harry, and Norval Smith.
by Hadumod Bussmann
before (= preaspiration) or after (= postaspira- tion) the formation of a (usually voiceless) stop or fricative, due to the ...
An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon
There is slight preaspiration and aspiration intervocalically, particularly with apical /t/ and dorsal /k/. Apical /d/ is dental, implosive /tf/ is retroflexed,1.
by R.L. Trask
preaspiration /priːæspı'reıʃn̩/ n.
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1A1S1P3I1R1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 13-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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