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    strongly aspirated or unaspirated ?

    Hi,

    Plosives standing at the beginning of a word or stressed syllable are strongly aspirated, right ?

    In words like "true" or "cry", the plosive [t] and [k] is strongly aspirated or unaspirated, may I ask ?


    Many thanks

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    Re: strongly aspirated or unaspirated ?

    Quote Originally Posted by kirimaru View Post
    In words like "true" or "cry", the plosives [t] and [k] are strongly aspirated or unaspirated?
    They're aspirated, yes. The sonorant [r] devoices.


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    Re: strongly aspirated or unaspirated ?

    Thanks a lot, for your answer and your correction also, Soup ^^

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