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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.
4) Affricate. Voiceless postalveolar affricate /t[integrale]/ is changed to voiceless velar plosive /k/
Spirants include sibilants /s/ and /s/ along with affricates /z/ [ts?] and possibly Id [to].
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>0.05).
There are some studies on 'Bahia's affricates' in Aracaju, capital of Sergipe State (4); one is Mota (2008a), which analyzed data from eight speakers distributed by sex, fitting into two schooling ranges (incomplete elementary school and incomplete higher education) and into two age groups (18-30 and 50-65 years old).
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.
Since stops and affricates are labelled in the database as pairs of semi-phonemes that consist of occlusions and explosions in the case of stops and of occlusions and frictions in the case of affricates, the total number of different consonants is therefore 36.
The major explicit pronunciation and grammatical difficulties faced by AE learners (such as voiced and unvoiced phonemes, double or triple consonants, fricatives, affricates, nasal phonemes, past tense, plurals and auxiliary verbs) are taught through songs and rhymes at the back of each book and in a separate song and rhyme resource.
2007 Word medial stops and affricates in Kadorih [in Japanese].
/1/ In and /t/ in combination with stops fricatives and affricates make possible clusters at word medial position.
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.
Figure 2: Monosyllabic phonetically reversible words: C: 'D, D', 'I, 'M, 0', 'N, 'S, S', 'T, V, Y' VV: AE, AI VC: UH, AH, AW, EH, OH, OY CC: 'LL CVC: SUS VCV: AWE, OWE, OYE CVVC: COOK, DEAD, DIED, DOWD, FIEF, MAIM, NOUN, REAR, ROAR, SOUS, TAIT, TEAT, ZEES, ZOOS CVCV: BABE, CAKE, DUDE, MIME, NINE, PIPE, POPE, RARE, SICE, TATE, TOTE CVCC: CESS, COCK, FAFF, FUFF, KICK, LALL, LILL, LOLL, LULL, PAPE, SASS, SESS, SISS, SOSS, SUSS, TOTE, ZIZZ CVVCV: CEASE, SAUCE, SOUSE CVCCV: JUDGE CCVCC: KNOWN, SHISH, SHUSH, STUTS CCVCVC: STATES CCVVCC: STOATS, STOUTS, STOUTS CVVCCC: TAUGHT The words provided in Figure 2 and below presuppose that affricates (e.g.
ESPINOSA, "An electropalatographic and acoustic study of affricates in two Catalan dialects", Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 2007, num.