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utter with tense vocal chords

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The initial <r> is a devoiced short trill [r], with voicing commencing with the ensuing vowel, as in rhin.
The author further states that, in Andean Spanish, for example, vowel reduction in prepausal syllables is particularly severe, with 87% of vowels being either completely devoiced or apparently deleted.
At birth, newborns are devoiced of efficient structural barriers, of a protective endogenous microbial flora and of a mature immune system.
Of these latter four languages, only Kashtawari shows unambiguous evidence of pitch contours, with a schleifton occurring in words of which a historical voiced aspirated initial consonant has become devoiced and deaspirated (Kishtawari poiy 'brother'; cf.
For example, in Russian, unlike in English, final voiced consonants are devoiced.
Of course, the voiced interdental fricative first shifted to a voiced stop (theoretically speaking), and then devoiced in final position--an environment often triggering stop (plosive) devoicing (witness the comparable situations in Germanic and Slavic).
Thus, whereas educated women would be more likely to use veste (jacket) men would say fista where the sound /v/is devoiced and becomes/f/, and the Moroccan feminine gender morpheme /a/ is added to the word.
Modisane the author also confers a face on the protagonist Bloke, deindividualized and devoiced by his name itself.
In German, voiced plosives are typically devoiced in coda position--[g][right arrow] [k], [d][right arrow] [t], [p][right arrow] [b].
9) If there is a final consonant, following the glottal element, that tends to be devoiced and low-intense in this environment.
Since the contemporary form of the word, chafer ['tfeife], contains voiceless [f], Jordan invented an ad hoc rule which devoiced cluster initial voiced fricative [v], thus [vr > fr].
In these dialects, rhotics are devoiced after voiceless consonants such as /k/, and dental /[[?
The category ASPIRATED P was exemplified by aspirated pre-nuclear realisations of /p/ (before a vowel or a devoiced approximant) while negative items included pre-nuclear and postnuclear realisations with inaudible release, masked release, weak (if any) aspiration, etc.
The final segment of a binomial pair should be more likely to be sonorant and more likely to be devoiced.