fricative


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Synonyms for fricative

a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract

of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as 'f', 's', 'z', or 'th' in both 'thin' and 'then')

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Breath support is required in order to articulate a voiced fricative consonant with vibrancy.
In South America, the phoneme /r/ also has an important source of variation related to its possible pronunciation as a fricative sound (which could be something like [[?
In contrast to stops, fricatives are not dependent on context in which they occur because of the distinguished features that a fricative bears.
Figure 3--Minimal word pairs involving the fricatives in the PerceFric Fricative Contrasts Minimal Pairs /f/-/v/ faca-vaca /f/-/s/ fanta-santa /f/-/z/ forro- zorro /f/-/[integral]/ fora-chora /f/-/[?
Semitic /h/ is usually assumed to be a velar fricative (IPA x).
To measure MPT, the elderly was requested to perform a deep breath in and then sustain for as long as possible the vowels /a/, /i/, /u/ and the fricatives /s/ and /z/.
Seldom do we hear a note slightly sharper or more fricative than the very ideal, with only now and then her voice vibrating somewhat more than in the past, which Is, understandably, most audible in the contrastive changes and the highest notes in the scene from Cherubini's opera Medee, the only work on the disc deviating from the style of mid- and late-Romanticism.
h/ Epiglottal Pharyngeal Fricative (Voiceless) as in Finnish tahti and Portuguese marca.
The use of the uvular fricative (in the last example), finally, seems to be an exception, both in the context of this interview and across the interviews.
They however, had their own civilisation and this civilisation was never described in terms that included the inter-dental fricative sounds.
The child doesn't know a muscle from a ligament or a fricative from an aspirant--nor do most adults.
Based on the data, the ISP consonant phonemes has totaling 19 units phonemes which consists of; seven plosive consonant phonemes /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/ four nasal consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, two affricate consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, two fricative consonant phonemes /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, one vibrations consonant /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/, and two a half vowel consonants /[MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/.
Similarly, in a dialect spoken in Mexico City, Harris (1969) reports a voiceless fricative, which is different from the alveolar in that it is retracted, in word-final contexts in words such as tomar 'to take/to drink'.
The fricative letters such as X, F, S, Z indicate speed.