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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 > that, > > but sometimes they even get glottalized in the > middle > > of words. > > A glottal stop, or an unreleased alveolar stop? Many > Americans > (including me) have the latter but not the former in > words like > "bat", "cat", etc. The tongue makes contact with the > alveolar > 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 > reporter. > Chicago, IL 60637
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