Phonetics test 2
Terms in this set (12)
Consonants are produced by:
A constricted vocal tracts
Vowels are produced by
An open vocal tracts
Two lips are brought together
The inner border of the lower lip and the upper teeth
The tongue tip is brought forward just below the upper teeth
The tongue tip and blade and the alveolar ridge behind the teeth
The tongue blade and the hard palate
The tongue dorsum and the soft palate
Vocal folds are open
What is a stop?
Complete closure of the articulators involved so that the air-stream cannot escape through the mouth
What is an affricative?
A speech sound made up of a plosive (stop) and a homogenous fricative.
What is a fricative?
Close approximation of two articulators. Narrow vocal tract. Turbulent air flow is produced when air is forced through the narrow construction.