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QUESTION 2: HOW ARE CONSONANTS DESCRIBED? EXPLAIN USING THE CONSONANT CHART.

By: Lim Jing Hong Sean Chen Tieu Wei

What is Consonant?
sounds that are formed as a result of interrupting,

restricting or diverting the airflow in a variety of ways. Gerald Kelly (2000) made by restricting or blocking the air flow in some physical way, and this restriction, or the release of the restriction Adrian Underhill (2005)

Variables that describe consonants


Manner of articulation

the interaction between the various articulators and airstream the place in the vocal tract where the characteristic component sounds of consonant are begun. Vibration of vocal cords

Place of articulation

Force of articulation

The IPA Consonant Chart

[ ]-voiceless postalveolar fricative [ ]-voiced velar nasal