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Chapter 14 More Aspiration (and Affrication)

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

In RP, aspiration of /p/, /t/ and /k/ was restricted to stressed syllables. It’s now general, except after fricatives, especially /s/. In the case of /t/, the plosive is generally affricated, [tˢ].

Keywords

Aspiration Affrication Voice onset time Stress 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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