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Re: Whispered voicing ( was: Re: /p/ versus devoiced b?)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 31, 2001, 16:06
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 20:19:37 +1100 D Tse <exponent@...>
> >Well you must be one of those lucky people who can actually > recognize and > >produce a voiced /h/! I don't think I know how to make one, and I > don't > >think I've ever heard one either (they say <ahoy> has one, but I'm > fairly > >sure it's voiceless in this dialect).
> Actually this book describes voiced "h" as "murmured, or whispery, > or > breathy-voiced" and cites the English words "behave" and "behind" as > well. > > Imperative
- In my dialect, at least, the only /h/ is voiceless. Even in "ahoy", "behave", and "behind". I have to force myself to make a voiced /h/. -Stephen (Steg) "êjh... sacat."