By Matthew Gordon, Ayla Applebaum
This paper reviews result of a quantitative phonetic learn of Kabardian, a Northwest Caucasian language that's of typological curiosity from a phonetic viewpoint. a couple of cross-linguistically infrequent homes are tested. those beneficial properties comprise the phonetic awareness of Kabardian's small vowel stock, which includes simply 3 contrastive vowel characteristics (two brief vowels and one lengthy vowel), spectral features of the 10 supralaryngeal unvoiced fricatives of Kabardian, in addition to the acoustic, palatographic, and aerodynamic features of ejective fricatives, a really infrequent kind of section cross-linguistically. additionally, simple homes of the consonant cease sequence are explored, together with closure length and voice onset time, on the way to attempt postulated universals linking those homes to put of articulation and laryngeal atmosphere.
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Phonetic Structures of Turkish Kabardian by Matthew Gordon, Ayla Applebaum