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Title: The glottal closure sound in English
Authors: Kemp, Leanne
Keywords: English language;Linguistics;Phonetics;English language--Canada;Dialectology;Phonology
Issue Date: Jan-1975
Publisher: University of Calgary
Citation: Kemp, L. (1975). The glottal closure sound in English. Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, 1(Winter), 35-36.
Abstract: In the Alberta dialect of English, there are three environments which will affect the pronuncation of the /t/ phoneme. While these pronunciations may be found to be widespread, their employment is optional and may vary on different occasions, even within the same individual and with the same word. These pronunciations are influenced by the surrounding phonological environment. Depending on the environment, the pronunciation of the /t/ may be: (1) voiceless aspirated (2) voiced or (3) changed to a glottal closure sound.
ISSN: 2371-2643
Appears in Collections:Volume 1, Winter 1975

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