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med elyaacoubi
What is the rule of Glottal T At first, I use this rule here from Some native english from britain are using a wide range compared to the rule given above, for example: ABOUT OUR... in this example T was pronounced as a glottal t, It comes between two vowels. And this wasn't mentioned in the picture given above ( source). Can someone explain more and give me an exact rule for British and American glottal stop?
Oct 13, 2017 9:26 PM
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There is not a rule, as far as I know. Instead of pronouncing a t with the tip of the tongue on the palate it is pronounced by stopping the breath in the throat. It only occurs if the t is in the middle or the end of the word. So, "bottle" often has a glottal stop, but total has a normal t at the beginning and a glottal stop in the middle. *** edit It happens with other consonants as well, the k in talking.
October 13, 2017
med elyaacoubi
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