Voice onset time in Thai alaryngeal speech.

  title={Voice onset time in Thai alaryngeal speech.},
  author={Jackson T. Gandour and Brian Weinberg and S H Petty and R Dardarananda},
  journal={The Journal of speech and hearing disorders},
  volume={52 3},
The perception and production of voicing contrast was investigated in utterances spoken by Thai alaryngeal speakers. Thai exhibits a three-category voicing distinction for bilabial /b, p, ph/ and alveolar /d, t, th/ stops and a two-category distinction for velar [k, kh] stops. Voice onset time (VOT) was measured in word-initial stops of words produced in isolation by 2 Thai esophageal speakers and 1 Thai user of an electronic artificial larynx. These measurements were compared with published… CONTINUE READING