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How can glottal stops be differentiated from unreleased stops, acoustically?

asked 2015-05-25 14:34:45 -0400

I would need to know which acoustic cues are present in glottal stops that make them different from an unreleased stop.

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answered 2016-10-14 17:23:39 -0400

Stop consonants like /p t k/ all affect the formants of the vowels around them and that allows the stops to be distinguished even when unreleased. Glottal stops don't affect the formants, which is one cue, and they also tend to cause creaky voicing on adjacent vowels.

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