stop consonant

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20) Aspiration is a critical feature for AE speakers in order to differentiate voiceless stop consonants from their so-called voiced counterparts.
VOT for stops in Hindko (spoken in Neelum valley) is greater for voiced stops than that of voiceless stops.
According to Nina Topintzi, who is convinced that syllable onsets should be allowed to be linked to their own moras, a voiceless stop is indeed a typical moraic onset (Topintzi 2010 : 15).
The results in Figure 2 reveal great speaker variation with respect to VOT, especially for the velar voiceless stop /k/.
The fuller lists of tokens show that, although a front TRAP vowel is invariably followed by a voiceless stop or affricate for these speakers, there is inherent variability with respect to words of that set.
For instance, aspiration is often distinctive on all voiceless stops in a given system, and not just on a single stop.
Are children who are learning to speak Spanish (where lead VOTs are phonemically contrasted with short-lag VOTs) and who stutter making more errors involving voiced stop (produced with lead VOTs) substitutions for voiceless stops (produced with short-lag VOTs) compared to fluent children?
However, in a previous pilot study, Alves and Zimmer (2012) suggested that among Brazilian learners VOT duration did not seem to be a fundamental cue for the distinction between voiced and voiceless stops in English, contrary to what is observed among native speakers of that language.
Results indicate that VOT values for voiced stops are consistently negative, and those for voiceless stops are all consistently positive.
In English and German, they are perceived as voiced stop consonants (/b/, /g/, or/d/), whereas in French they are perceived as voiceless stop consonants (/p/, /k/, or/t/).
There is also a logical tendency that vowels in monosyllabic words ending with a voiceless stop are shorter in duration.
As Vance states, the long voiceless phoneme /Q/, called an obstruent, is "followed by a voiceless stop, affricate or fricative.
In the onset of nasal syllables, the dorsal place of articulation is only realized in the voiceless stop series.
In case of syllables ending in a voiceless stop or s instead of b, d, g, z, cf.