Required Reading ★ミ

ASPIRATION!

In phoneticsaspiration is the strong burst of air that accompanies either the release or, in the case of preaspiration, the closure of some obstruents.

VOICE!(LESS?)

Voice or voicing is a term used in phonetics and phonology to characterize speech sounds, with sounds described as either voiceless (unvoiced) or voiced. Voicing can refer to the articulatory process in which the vocal cords vibrate.

DIPHTHONG!

diphthong, or diphthongos, literally “two sounds” or “two tones”), also known as a gliding vowel, refers to two adjacent vowel sounds occurring within the same syllable. Technically, a diphthong is a vowel with two different targets: That is, the tongue moves during the pronunciation of the vowel.

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