affricate

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a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as 'ch' in 'chair' and 'j' in 'joy')

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Recent theoretical proposals concerning the representation of complex segments, in particular affricates, lead to predictions regarding the patterning of segmental modification on such segments; in the second part of our investigation, these predictions are tested against the cross-linguistic data on segmental modification on affricates in the same sample of languages.
The /kn/ of Knecht is pronounced as rapidly as possible--in other words, much like an affricate.
Again on the assumption that Grade III meant palatalization, Karlgren concluded that in Grade III they were palatal affricates but in Grade II they were cerebrals (i.
c] is a voiceless alveolar affricate = IPA [ts], [n] is a palatal nasal, [r] is an alveolar flap, and [r.
Varo's Guanhua distinguished between aspirated and plain stops and affricates.
is felt to be especially musical, thanks to the nasal vowels that abound in it and to the affricates /ts/ and /pf/ that are absent from it .
Star, Moon, Spirits, and the Affricates of Angami Naga: A Reply to James A.
e) Affricates Unvoiced fricatives > Voiced fricatives (f) Glides (example: [f] with [v]).
Likewise, the presence of affricates suggests the presence of fricatives.
Phonetic vs Phonological Lengthening in Affricates.
Consonants with a lower error frequency are fricatives (with some omission errors), affricates and nasals.
The quality of articulation of all affricates combined was statistically better in the primary school children than in the preschool children, p<0.
There are regularly four primary points of articulation: labial stops, coronal stops, alveopalatal affricates, and dorsal stops.
The affricate realization of the alveolar stops /t/ and /d/ preceded by palatal glide, the 'Bahia's affricates', in the words of Mota (2002), is a feature associated with the talk of the Northeastern region of Brazil as a whole, but it is more expressive in Sergipe, Alagoas and the interior of Bahia.
Efforts at changing the sounds to alveolar stops and affricates are not adequate and are ridiculed by many as artificial and not representative of the spoken form.