On the articulatory classification of (alveolo)palatal consonants

@article{Recasens2013OnTA,
  title={On the articulatory classification of (alveolo)palatal consonants},
  author={D. Recasens},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={1 - 22}
}
  • D. Recasens
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Linguopalatal and sagittal vocal tract configuration data from a large number of languages reveal that the so-called palatal consonants (i.e. [ç ʎ c ɲ j]), as well as the vowel [i], are often realized simultaneously at the alveolar and palatal zones. Moreover, while some of these sound categories may also exhibit a palatal constriction ([ç c ɲ j i]), others are exclusively alveolar or alveolopalatal in line with the manner of articulation characteristics involved ([ʎ], also [ɕ] and [t… Expand
Stressed vowel assimilation to palatal consonants in early Romance
This study is an investigation of the phonetic causes of stressed mid and low vowel raising and diphthongization before single palatal consonants and [jC] sequences in the Early Romance languages, asExpand
Acoustic characteristics of (alveolo)palatal stop consonants, and velar softening
  • D. Recasens
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • J. Phonetics
  • 2014
TLDR
Results from perception tests reveal that affricate percepts are more likely to occur when the (alveolo)palatal stop appears before /i/ than before /a/, which is in agreement with universal patterns of velar softening in the world's languages. Expand
Lingual Articulation and Coarticulation for Catalan Consonants and Vowels: An Ultrasound Study
TLDR
Differences in the relative prominence of the anticipatory and carryover consonant-to-vowel effects in tongue body position were found to hold clearly for /r/ in all vowel contexts and for palatal consonants next to /a, o, u/. Expand
The evolution of the (alveolo)palatal lateral consonant in Spanish and Portuguese
This paper provides a formal account on the evolution of the (alveolo)palatal lateral consonant /ʎ/ in Spanish and Portuguese, by considering the phonetic motivation for its variation patterns and byExpand
Turkish palatalized consonants and vowel harmony
This study aims to explore the nature of consonant-final Turkish roots that select suffixes with front vowels despite having a back vowel in their final syllable, thus seemingly violating palatalExpand
An acoustic study of multiple lateral consonants in three Central Australian languages.
This study presents dental, alveolar, retroflex, and palatal lateral /̪ll ɭ ʎ/ data from three Central Australian languages: Arrernte, Pitjantjatjara, and Warlpiri. Formant results show that theExpand
The variable palatal lateral in Occitan and Catalan: linguistic transfer or regular sound change?
ABSTRACT Occitan and Catalan are in an increasing state of language obsolescence in France. Their phonologies both contain a voiced palatal lateral approximant /ʎ/, not present in modern French, thatExpand
Articulation and acoustics of Kannada affricates: A case of geminate /ʧ/
TLDR
The results show that the Kannada consonant in question is an alveolopalatal affricate, supporting some of the previous descriptive phonetic accounts of the language and raising questions for further research on normal and disordered speech. Expand
What is and what is not an articulatory gesture in speech production
Articulatory data are provided showing that, in languages in which they have phonemic status, (alveolo)palatal consonants, dark /l/ and the trill /r/ are articulated with a single lingual gestureExpand
On the Divergence of a Proto-Indo-European Velar Syllabic Nasal in Indo-European Languages
  • G. M. Telezhko
  • Geography
  • 2019
Introduction. The proposed article critically examines the explanation of the origin of nasal vowels in Slavic languages by incorporating an open syllable law. It is shown that the convergence ofExpand
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 122 REFERENCES
Articulatory, positional and contextual characteristics of palatal consonants: Evidence from Majorcan Catalan
Abstract Linguopalatal contact data for Majorcan Catalan reveal that the palatal consonants [c] (oral), [ɲ] (nasal) and [ʎ] (lateral) may exhibit two places of articulation, i.e., alveolopalatal andExpand
The articulatory characteristics of palatal consonants
TLDR
The data show that the production of palatal consonants may involve a higher degree of articulatory precision than previously assumed, and that a classification that takes the prepalatal, mediopalatal and postpalatal zones into account is needed. Expand
An Electropalatographic Study of Alveolar and Palatal Consonants in Catalan and Italian
TLDR
Alveolarpalatal correlations reported in this study support the notion of relative independence between different tongue articulators for non-dorsal vs. dorsal consonants. Expand
An EPG Study of Palatal Consonants in Two Australian Languages
TLDR
Results tentatively suggest that the nasal (alveo-)palatal is the most likely to show effects of prosodic or vocalic context, and it is suggested that this is due to the less strict airflow requirements for the nasal than for the stop or the lateral. Expand
An EMMA Study of Segmental Complexity in Alveolopalatals and Palatalized Alveolars
TLDR
Testing whether the palatal nasal stop /n/, occurring in several Romance languages, Hungarian and Czech, is a two-gesture, complex segment (produced with a tongue front closure and intentional tongue dorsum raising) or else a one-gestures, simple segment (articulated at the alveoloprepalatal zone with a single tongue portion including the lamina and predorsum). Expand
The articulatory characteristics of the palatals, palatalized velars and velars in Hakka Chinese
This paper presents the articulatory characteristics of the palatals, palatalized velar and velar consonants [c ] in Hakka Chinese, spoken in the city of Meixian in southeastern China. PalatogramsExpand
Linguistic Phonetics: A Look into the Future
TLDR
This paper contributes to the achievement of a more accurate knowledge of the language-dependent of speech sounds through the analysis of differences in closure and constriction location for (alveolo)palatal consonants, and in darkness degree and allophonic distribution for the alveolar lateral /l/. Expand
The role of contextual and prosodic factors on consonant lenition and elision. The case of intervocalic [j] in Majorcan Catalan
This paper looks for an interpretation of the phonetic factors causing consonant lenition and elision to occur through an analysis of intervocalic [j] in Majorcan, a dialect of Catalan spoken in theExpand
An Electropalatographic and Acoustic Study of Consonant-to-Vowel Coarticulation
Coarticulatory effects from consonants on vowels are investigated by means of electropalatography and acoustical analysis. The electropalatographic data confirm the validity of an articulatoryExpand
The quantification of place of articulation assimilation in electropalatographic data using the similarity index (SI)
The present study is concerned with an electropalatographic (EPG) and acoustic analysis of coarticulatory influences in fricative consonant clusters that span a word boundary. We aimed to testExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...