Voiceless implosives in Seereer-Siin

@article{Laughlin2005VoicelessII,
  title={Voiceless implosives in Seereer-Siin},
  author={Fiona Mc Laughlin},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={201-214}
}
  • Fiona Mc Laughlin
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
  • This paper provides articulatory and acoustic data on voiceless implosive stops in Seereer-Siin, an Atlantic language of the Niger-Congo family spoken in Senegal. Seereer is characterized by pairs of voiced and voiceless implosive stops in three places of articulation. These pairs are phonemically contrastive in lexical items. Oral air pressure measurements from Seereer stops uphold Clements & Osu's (2002) proposal that implosives and other non-explosive stops are characterized by the absence… CONTINUE READING

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