Postaspiration (definition)

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An audible burst of air following a consonant. In Scottish Gaelic, postaspiration tends to come after a stop that is in the onset of a stressed syllable.

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References

  • Ladefoged, D. (2010) A Course in Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wadsworth Publishing.
  • Lamb, William (2003) Scottish Gaelic. 2nd edition. Munich: Lingcom Europa