Journal of Phonetics volume 33, issue 2, P121-157 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.wocn.2005.01.001 View full text
Taehong Cho, James M. McQueen

Abstract: AbstractProsodic influences on phonetic realizations of four Dutch consonants (/t d s z/) were examined. Sentences were constructed containing these consonants in word-initial position; the factors lexical stress, phrasal accent and prosodic boundary were manipulated between sentences. Eleven Dutch speakers read these sentences aloud. The patterns found in acoustic measurements of these utterances (e.g., voice onset time (VOT), consonant duration, voicing during closure, spectral center of gravity, burst ener…

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