Voice and aspiration: Evidence from Russian, Hungarian, German, Swedish, and Turkish

@inproceedings{Petrova2006VoiceAA,
  title={Voice and aspiration: Evidence from Russian, Hungarian, German, Swedish, and Turkish},
  author={O.O. Petrova and Rosemary Plapp and Catherine Ringen and Szil{\'a}rd Szentgy{\"o}rgyi},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract The purpose of this article is to investigate a variety of languages with laryngeal contrasts that have usually been characterized in the literature of generative phonology as having a two-way [voice] contrast and to show that by adopting a narrower interpretation of [voice] to cover only those languages which exhibit prevoicing in word-initial stops, a better understanding of the laryngeal contrasts and assimilation of laryngeal features in these languages is possible. We consider… 
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