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

From:Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>
Date:Monday, January 29, 2001, 16:19
On Monday, January 29, 2001, at 09:50 AM, John Cowan wrote:

> > Whispered voiceless sounds are just like unwhispered ones. Voiced > sounds use a special "whispered voicing" which isn't ordinarily > used in most languages. >
Whispered voicing? Voicing involves the vibration of the vocal cords, right? And whispering by definition involves no vibration of the vocal cords. What then, is "whispered voicing"? ? ? Andy