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Re: Creakyness?

From:Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 29, 2005, 20:23
From: "B. Garcia" <madyaas@...>
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 10:55 PM
Subject: Re: Creakyness?

 > You've got a pleasant voice, Carsten.

Hehe, thank you. I somehow always hear that when I post a
snippet of me speaking. Maybe I should also consider jobbing
as a radio announcer when I need money sometime? :P The only
thing, though, that bugs me when recording something in
English, is when my sometimes terrible German accent comes


From: "David J. Peterson" <dedalvs@...>
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 11:12 PM
Subject: Re: Creakyness?

 > Group 1, of the latter two groups is the creaky version.
 > It's done by closing the glottis, but allowing a slight opening
 > at the back (or front; I forget) which allows the air to kind
 > of creep through.  It's a very small opening. [...]
 > Anyway, the second group of vowels sounded like they were
 > just done really short--perhaps preceded and followed by a
 > glottal stop.

OK, so I was right and misinterpreted whatever I read about
creaky voice recently -- I don't know anymore where, really!
Thanks for clarifying that. I'll also listen to that Khmer
newscast thing Henrik gave a link to.


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