Glottal stop, glottalized resonants, and pharyngeals: A reinterpretation with evidence from a laryngoscopic study of Nuuchahnulth (Nootka)

@article{Esling2005GlottalSG,
  title={Glottal stop, glottalized resonants, and pharyngeals: A reinterpretation with evidence from a laryngoscopic study of Nuuchahnulth (Nootka)},
  author={John H. Esling and Katherine E. Fraser and Jimmy G. Harris},
  journal={J. Phonetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={383-410}
}
The articulatory mechanisms involved in the production of glottal stop, glottalized resonants, and pharyngeals are examined laryngoscopically in the Wakashan language, Nuuchahnulth (Ahousaht dialect). Early linguistic descriptions and historical definitions suggested that a glottal stop is a component of the glottalized resonant series and perhaps of the pharyngeal /2/; however, it has been unclear where and to what degree an occlusion can be found in the production of these sounds. To address… CONTINUE READING