Tongue palate contact patterns of velar stops in normal adult English speakers

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dc.contributor.author Liker, Marko
dc.contributor.author Gibbon, Fiona E.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-27T13:31:39Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-27T13:31:39Z
dc.date.issued 2008-02
dc.identifier.citation Liker, M. and Gibbon, F. E. (2008) 'Tongue palate contact patterns of velar stops in normal adult English speakers', Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 22(2), pp. 137-148. doi: 10.1080/02699200701799684 en
dc.identifier.volume 22 en
dc.identifier.issued 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 137 en
dc.identifier.endpage 148 en
dc.identifier.issn 0269-9206
dc.identifier.issn 1464-5076
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5702
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/02699200701799684
dc.description.abstract This paper provides a more detailed description of normal tongue palate contact patterns for the occlusion phase of velar stops than currently exists. The study used electropalatography (EPG) to record seven normally speaking adults' contact patterns of voiceless velar stops in nine VkV contexts. A variety of EPG indices measured: per cent complete closures across the palate; place of articulation; articulatory distance between /k/ and /t/; and amount of contact. Complete EPG closure occurred in the majority (81%) of tokens. Some speakers almost always had complete closures regardless of context, whereas other speakers produced them only with high front vowels. As expected, place of articulation and amount of contact were heavily influenced by vowel context. The most fronted and most contact occurred in /i/ contexts and the most retracted and least contact in /a/ contexts. There was considerable interspeaker variability on all measures, particularly in the precise location of velar placement and articulatory distance between alveolar and velar placement. The implications for diagnosing and treating abnormal velar articulations are discussed. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis en
dc.rights © 2008 Informa UK Ltd. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics on February 2008, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/02699200701799684 en
dc.subject Velar stops en
dc.subject Electropalatography en
dc.subject EPG en
dc.subject Articulation en
dc.subject Phonetics en
dc.subject Clinical linguistics en
dc.title Tongue palate contact patterns of velar stops in normal adult English speakers en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Fiona Gibbon, Speech And Hearing Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: f.gibbon@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-03-27T08:43:30Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress f.gibbon@ucc.ie en


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