Kinematic Characteristics of Postvocalic Labial Stop Consonants Produced by Children and Adults

  title={Kinematic Characteristics of Postvocalic Labial Stop Consonants Produced by Children and Adults},
  author={B L Smith and Ann McLean‐Muse},
  pages={227 - 237}
Abstract It has been commonly observed in the speech of English-speaking adults and children that vowels are longer when they precede voiced versus voiceless final obstruents. However, less is known about articulatory characteristics of such productions, particularly in the case of children. The present study investigated kinematic properties of children’s and adults’ productions of labial stop consonants in postvocalic position. Acoustic measures of the same segments were also obtained. It was… 

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