Definition of Glottal catch
1. Noun. A stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel.
Generic synonyms: Occlusive, Plosive, Plosive Consonant, Plosive Speech Sound, Stop, Stop Consonant
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Literary usage of Glottal catch
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1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1889)
"The peculiarity of these sounds is a combination of glottal catch with the mouth position. The glottal catch may follow the mouth position or may ..."
2. A New German Grammar for Beginners by Paul Valentine Bacon (1916)
"The sound of the vowel is then preceded by the little, jerky cough — the " glottal catch " — caused by the sudden bursting open of the vocal cords: odd [ or ..."
3. German Composition by Paul Valentine Bacon (1913)
"Pronounce the following words, making a complete closure of the vocal chords after the prefix and beginning the basic word with a glottal catch ..."
4. Elements of German by Paul Valentine Bacon (1914)
"The sound of the vowel is then preceded by the little, jerky cough — the " glottal catch " —caused by the sudden bursting open of the vocal cords: odd \ or ..."
5. The Foundations and Nature of Verse by Cary Franklin Jacob (1918)
"The buzzing due to the friction of the bow as it is drawn across the strings of the violin, the glottal catch preceding the pronunciation of some vowels,1 ..."
6. A Handbook of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1877)
"glottal catch (x). When the glottis is suddenly opened or closed on a passage ... The most familiar example of this ' glottal catch' is an ordinary cough. ..."
7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Every syllable, in its original form, ends in a vowel or glottal catch; -where it seems to end in a consonant, more careful analysis shows that the ..."
8. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1907)
"... the final a of the unit and develops a glottal catch before the suffix, ... <i coalescing with the prefix as in ' forty,' developing a glottal catch in ..."