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Intervocalic consonant

Index Intervocalic consonant

In phonetics and phonology, an intervocalic consonant is a consonant that occurs in the middle of a word, between two vowels. [1]

10 relations: Australian English, Consonant, Dental and alveolar flaps, English language, Flapping, Lenition, North American English, Phonetics, Phonology, Vowel.

Australian English

Australian English (AuE, en-AU) is a major variety of the English language, used throughout Australia.

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Consonant

In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.

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Dental and alveolar flaps

The alveolar tap or flap is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Flapping

Flapping or tapping, also known as alveolar flapping, intervocalic flapping, or t-voicing, is a phonological process found in many dialects of English, especially North American English, Australian English and New Zealand English, by which the consonants and sometimes also may be pronounced as a voiced flap in certain positions, particularly between vowels (intervocalic position).

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Lenition

In linguistics, lenition is a kind of sound change that alters consonants, making them more sonorous.

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North American English

North American English (NAmE, NAE) is the most generalized variety of the English language as spoken in the United States and Canada.

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Phonetics

Phonetics (pronounced) is the branch of linguistics that studies the sounds of human speech, or—in the case of sign languages—the equivalent aspects of sign.

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Phonology

Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.

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Vowel

A vowel is one of the two principal classes of speech sound, the other being a consonant.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervocalic_consonant

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