Staving Andreas Johansson:
>Quoting Peter Bleackley <[log in to unmask]>:
> > Staving Thomas Wier:
> > > > Also, it seems to me that Englishers tend to hear [dZ_0] as /dZ/ rather
> > > > than /tS/. Nativers?
> > >
> > >That is the case. This is what you would expect if the contrast
> > >in English is more between aspirated and nonaspirated than between
> > >voiced and voiceless.
> > >
> > An alternative analysis might be that for a given voiceless consonant [c]
> > and the corresponding voiced consonant [q], [c_h] is an allophone of [q]
> > when whispering. (Note that c and q are arbitrary).
>You mean that [c]=/q/ and [c_h]=/c/, don't you?
What I think I mean is
Normal speech Whispered
Voiceless /c/ [c] [c]
Voiced /q/ [q] [c_h]
Hope that makes some sort of sense - try whispering /b/ and /p/ and you'll
see what I'm talking about - /c/ and /q/ can be any pair contransting by voice