A gesture-based account of intrusive consonants in English

  title={A gesture-based account of intrusive consonants in English},
  author={Bryan Gick},
  pages={29 - 54}
  • B. Gick
  • Published 1 May 1999
  • Linguistics
  • Phonology
A number of recent papers have demonstrated the advantages of using a phonological model incorporating the timing and magnitude of articulatory gestures to account for alternations involving segments such as the English nasals, liquids and glides (e.g. Krakow 1989, Browman & Goldstein 1992, 1995, Sproat & Fujimura 1993, Gick, in press). Some of these works (McMahon et al. 1994, McMahon & Foulkes 1995) have made specific reference to the well-known phenomenon of English intrusive r, shown in (1… 
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