Epiglottal Stop

epiglottis stays touching throat

Epiglottal Stop

Description

[component-1] Glottis
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[component-2] Throat

The epiglottis is closed for the duration of the sound, as if when swallowing to prevent food going down the wind pipe.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Epiglottal Stop is made in the mouth.

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This iconophonic isn’t currently used in any BZZKTT sound.

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