Glottal (definition)

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A glottal sound are articulated at the Glottis -- also known as the "vocal cords" or the "voice box". English has two glottal sounds: the glottal stop (IPA [ʔ]) seen in a phrase like Uh-oh, transcribed as [ʌʔoʊ]. and the [h] sound

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References

  • Crystal, David. (1997) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.
  • Ladefoged, Peter (1993) A Course in Phonetics Third Edition. London: Harcourt Press.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.