Journal of Phonetics volume 33, issue 3, P335-362 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.wocn.2005.02.004 View full text
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Marie K. Huffman

Abstract: This paper examines effects of segmental context and prosodic phrasing on the occurrence of coda glottalization in American English. On the basis of acoustic data from six female speakers, it is argued that the main effect of following segmental context on the occurrence of coda glottalization is due to anticipatory coarticulation, with anticipation of following sonorant consonant articulations favoring the aerodynamic conditions for glottalized voicing. The cross-dialect propensity to have high coda glottali…

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