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Prenasalised voiceless stops in Ngkolmpu

Carroll, Matthew


Ngkolmpu (Yam, Papuan) has phonetic prenasalised voiceless stops as phonemic segments. Phonetically, these are characterised by a period of nasalisation which ceases before the release of the consonant. This is followed by a period of clear voicelessness before the commencement of voicing again in the following segment. The voice onset time of prenasalised stops is comparable to those of standard voiceless stops. Phonemically, these are single segments which contrast with voiceless...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
Access Rights: Open Access


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