Nasal Coda Restoration in B

Certain dialects of Brazilian Portuguese (BP) show signs of nasal coda restoration (NCR). Results of an instrumental study suggest that stressed, word-final nasal vowels terminate in a velar nasal stop, though word-final nasal stops are presumed to be banned in BP. Four BP speakers uttered words ending in a stressed nasal vowel. A split flow mask sampled… CONTINUE READING