The ‘glottal fricatives’

@article{Laufer1991TheF,
  title={The ‘glottal fricatives’},
  author={Asher Laufer},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={21},
  pages={91 - 93}
}
  • A. Laufer
  • Published 1 December 1991
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
In the IPA chart which was the outcome of the IPA 1989 Kiel Convention, the glottal fricatives [h, ɦ] were included, as they were in previous charts. Unlike Kloster-Jensen (JIPA 1991: 42), I believe we were correct to leave [h, ɦ] as they were, in the space for glottal fricatives. In order to justify his belief that the [h] is not a glottal fricative, Kloster-Jensen recruits two good referees, Ladefoged (1962) and Brücke (1876). Other phoneticians also share the same belief, that the [h] is not… 
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