What is plosive?

  • (adj): Produced by complete closure of the oral passage and subsequent release with a burst of air (as 'p' and 'd' in 'pit' or 'dog').
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Munster Irish - Phonology
... Coronal Dorsal Glottal Dental Alveolar Palato- alveolar Palatal Velar Plosive pˠ pʲ bˠ bʲ t̪ˠ d̪ˠ tʲ dʲ c ɟ k ɡ Fricative/ Approximant ɸˠ ɸʲ βˠ βʲ s ... Word-internal clusters of obstruent + sonorant, +, and plosive + fricative are broken up by an epenthetic, except that plosive + liquid remains in the onset of a stressed syllable ...
Speech Perception - Basics - Categorical Perception
... In an artificial continuum between a voiceless and a voiced bilabial plosive, each new step differs from the preceding one in the amount of VOT ... the plosive is a plain unaspirated voiceless ... Gradually, adding the same amount of VOT at a time, the plosive is eventually a strongly aspirated voiceless bilabial ...
S. L. Wong (romanisation) - Phonology - Finals - Plosive Phoneme Finals
... The plosive final can be written, and as International phonetic alphabet S ... p t k Some vowel phonemes can followed by inaspirated plosive consonants -p, -t or -k to form 17 plosive phoneme finals aa a ei e i ou o eu u ue -p aap ap ip -t aat at it ot eut ut uet -k aak ak ek ik ok euk uk For ... Wong (phonetic symbols)#Plosive phoneme finals ...
Central Alaskan Yup'ik Language - Phonology - Consonants
... Velar Uvular Nasal m̥ n̥ ŋ̊ m n ŋ Plosive p t k q Affricate tʃ Fricative f s ɬ x xʷ χ v z ɣ ɣʷ ʁ ʁʷ Approximant l j The voiceless labialized uvular fricative occurs only in ... Fricatives (and /l/) devoice immediately before or after a plosive, while nasals devoice only immediately after a plosive or a voiceless fricative ...
Linguolabial Consonant - List of Consonants
... Orthography IPA Meaning n̼ m̺ linguolabial nasal Tangoa "eye" t̼ p̺ voiceless linguolabial plosive Tangoa "butterfly" d̼ b̺ voiced linguolabial plosive ...

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