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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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On the other hand, the lower accuracy for the affricate class also reinforces the important interaction between acoustic features and anatomical-physiological features of the human ear for the phonemic identification.
s/ [right arrow] /[theta]/ Second [right arrow] thicken Initial /se/ understood as /[theta]i/ Affricates /t[integrale]/ postalveolar affricate [right arrow] velar plosive /k/ Chino [right arrow] quino /t[integral]/ [right arrow] /t/ postalveolar affricate [right arrow]plosive Cheese: tease Consonant clusters Initial cluster /gr/, /tr/ (Cluster with /r/) Gracia [right arrow] glacia Traje [right arrow] taje Initial cluster /pl/ Play [right arrow] pay [right arrow] reduction /gl/ Glass [right arrow] rush [right arrow]reduction Lash [right arrow] reduction Middle cluster /tr/ tr[?
Although there were more boys than girls in the study sample, the girls had better quality of articulation of all groups of examined sounds of Serbian language (vowels, plosives, nasals, laterals, affricates and fricatives) although the difference between the boys and girls was not statistically significant (p>0.
Spirants include sibilants /s/ and /s/ along with affricates /z/ [ts?
Given that the realization of alveolo-palatal affricate following palatal glide is a complex phenomenon, it is possible that there is evidence of the interaction between processes, such as the tendency to the occlusive realization of the variable in the stressed syllable, different behavior depending on word classes (tendency to affricates in verbs and occlusives in names), and also the effect of the diminutive (marked by nasal palatal or nasalized palatal glide).
Some of the phonemes that have been resisted in the past are the alveolar trill and affricate [r] and [dz] respectively.
The Mari affricate *c seems to have two distinct sources, PU *c and *t.
manner of articulation (for consonants): stop, fricative, affricate, nasal, lateral, semivowel, trill
1/ In and /t/ in combination with stops fricatives and affricates make possible clusters at word medial position.
As for consonants (Table 7), there is a contrast between dental and retroflex (or postalveolar apical) sounds, particularly significant for plosives, and a contrast of the same dignity between retroflex and palatal (or rather alveolo-palatal laminal) affricates and fricatives.
Clear northern traits can be seen in affricates in certain consonant combinations and 2nd person plural verb endings, but the presence of Tuscan is also clear in his use of palatals and in the lack of metaphony.
Unvoiced and voiced consonants were initially positioned on left and right sides of the circle, connected at the bottom across the voiced and unvoiced affricates, and connected at the top across voiced and unvoiced plosives.
The voiceless affricates and voiceless stops demonstrate such kind of tendency.
The words provided in Figure 2 and below presuppose that affricates (e.
ESPINOSA, "An electropalatographic and acoustic study of affricates in two Catalan dialects", Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 2007, num.