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Variation in Voice Onset Time along the Scottish-English Border

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Gerry Docherty, Dr Damien Hall


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This paper presents findings on VOT variability in voiced and voiceless plosives produced by 159 speakers from four locations straddling the English-Scottish border. The analysis reveals key effects of both social and phonetic factors, highlighting the importance of both in accounting for variability.

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Author(s): Docherty GJ, Watt DJL, Llamas C, Hall DJ, Nycz J

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences

Year of Conference: 2011

Pages: 591-594


Notes: Regular Session