Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
The phonetic motivation for phonological stop assibilation
Tracy Alan Hall
- In the following study we present the results of three acoustic experiments with native speakers of German and Polish which support implications (a) and (b). In our experiments we measured the friction phase after the /t d/ release before the onset of the following high front vocoid for four speakers of German and Polish. We found that the friction phase for /tj/ was significantly longer than that of /ti/, and that the friction phase of /t/ in the assibilation context is significantly longer than that of /d/.