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Title: On the Use of the Glottal Stop in Finnish Conversational Speech
Paper URL: http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/kay/fonet/julkaisuja/53/
Author: Mietta Lennes
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Homepage: http://www.helsinki.fi/~lennes/
Institution: University of Helsinki
Author: Eija Aho
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Institution: University of Helsinki
Author: Minnaleena Toivola
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Institution: University of Helsinki
Linguistic Field: Phonetics; Pragmatics
Subject Language: Finnish
Abstract: Glottal stops can be used for various tasks in speech. This study provides an overview of the different contexts where glottal stops tend to occur in casual Finnish conversation. Glottal stops in four phonetically annotated dialogues are investigated. Preliminary findings are reported on the durations of glottal stops in the different conditions. The possible interactional functions of glottal stops are discussed.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: The Phonetics Symposium 2006. Publications of the Department of Speech Sciences, University of Helsinki, Vol. 53, p. 93-102.
URL: http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/kay/fonet/julkaisuja/53/
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