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Re: USAGE: Of voicing, aspiration, and meticulous analysis ...

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 31, 2006, 23:06
Andreas Johansson wrote:
> This is sorta unsurprising, since in English /tS/ is undeniably a unitary > phoneme, and affricates often behave much like stops phonologically. Asserting > /tS/ as a phonological stop in Swedish would, OTOH, be rather outré, and the > behaviour would be exceptional in any case.
Hmm ... I seem to use a very slight amount of aspiration in /tS/. Not nearly as much as in /t/, but definitely a tiny amount, which is lackign in /S/