Re: Phonetics & pronunciation : [h], [b], [d] and [g] .
If there were no friction, you wouldn't be able to hear anything.
Originally Posted by symaa
No for the first two; yes for the third - As Poole said.
- Does the velum touch
the back wall of the pharynx when we pronounce [b], [d] and [g]?
If you say 'agagagagag....you will feel the contact being made and broken.
How come? Because I cannot feel that the soft palate of the alveolar ridge touches the the back wall of the pharynx.
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