Re: USAGE: Glottal stop for /t/ (was Re: 2nd person pronoun for god)
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 20, 2002, 17:00|
I'm not sure--it sounds the same, and the
articulations feel the same, even with the little /_h/
coming after the /?/. Oh, how I need to get into
formal linguistics study!
--- "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...> wrote:
> Quoting Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>:
> > My final t's are always glottal stops--not only
> > but sometimes they even get glottalized in the
> > of words.
> A glottal stop, or an unreleased alveolar stop? Many
> (including me) have the latter but not the former in
> words like
> "bat", "cat", etc. The tongue makes contact with the
> ridge -- it just does not release it.
> Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my
> subjects personally,
> Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police
> don't get it right
> University of Chicago half the time." --
> octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of
> 1010 E. 59th Street Abu Dhabi, to a French
> Chicago, IL 60637
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