Anticipatory and carry-over effects of Vowel to Vowel Coarticulation in Arabic Language

mounir Soufyane, mounir Ilham, mounir Badia, FARCHI Abdelmajid, HACHKAR Zakaria


The present study investigates acoustic effect of consonants /b/, / d/, / k/ in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). To study coarticulatory effects when introducing vowel /a/, /i/ and, /u/, ten Moroccan speakers were recorded to pronounce the consonants /b/, /d/, /k/ in different contexts CV, and VCV. In VCV context, the introduction of first vowel leads to a variation in F2 onset of the consonant and an increase in the carry-over effect

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