How do you decide if a stop consonant is voiced or voiceless?
When a stop consonant comes in an internal position(not at the beginning) within a word or a phrase that you say as a whole and without a pause ( as "Столицы [Б]ольшие и шумные"), I cannot tell by timbre or the nature of the sound wether it is voiced or voiceless. Can you please help me? How do you distinguish a voiced stop consonant from its unaspirated voiceless counterpart?
○ Word examples with the voiced stops in the internal positions:
○ Word examples with the voiceless stops in the internal positions:
○ Word examples with both voiced and voiceless stops in the internal positions: