Ling 504 Phonological Analysis. Experimental Phonology By Radi Abouelhassan. Why Experiments?. Why Experiments. Doubts about beliefs Hope to do something to counteract the suspected sources of error. Experimentation in Phonology.
“we believe that time has come to undo the assumed division of labor between philologists and other speech scientists” (Kingston 1990)
is a feature of the production of stop consonants. It is defined as the length of time that passes between when a stop consonant is released and when voicing, the vibration of the vocal cords , begins.
P, t, k show substantial delay in VOT while b, d, g has a short VOT