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Variations of /t/ sound ?

asked 2017-05-29 13:47:11 -0400

How to transcribe in IPA format

t in /table/(French) t in /tu/ (French)

Table: [ ] Tu (you): [ ]

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answered 2017-06-02 10:03:44 -0400

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updated 2017-06-02 10:05:04 -0400

If you want a broad transcription, you could use the voiceless stop [t] for both. However, [t], as well as other other typically alveolar consonants such as [d], [n], [s], and [z], tends to be somewhat dentalized in speakers of French, so if you would like a more narrow transcription of the consonant, [t̪ ] would suffice. The ' ̪ ' under the [t] denotes that the consonant is produced with a dental place of articulation as opposed to the usual alveolar place of articulation.

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