Pre-aspiration and post-aspiration in Scottish Gaelic stop consonants

  title={Pre-aspiration and post-aspiration in Scottish Gaelic stop consonants},
  author={Claire Nance and Jane Stuart-Smith},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={129 - 152}
This paper aims to describe pre-aspirated and post-aspirated stops in an endangered language, Scottish Gaelic. Our small-scale study investigates several acoustic parameters of Scottish Gaelic stop consonants designed to measure the duration and noisiness of aspiration of the stop in its immediate phonetic context. Our study expands on previous phonetic descriptions of phonemic (pre-)aspiration in three ways: firstly, we provide a more complete durational description of Scottish Gaelic than… Expand
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