Questions tagged [glottal-stop]

For questions about pronouncing words with a type of sound created by blocking airflow in the vocal tract. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ʔ⟩

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How common is the glottal t pronunciation in British English compared to the /t/ sound?

How common is the glottal t pronunciation in British English compared to the /t/ sound? I've heard both of them, but I'm not sure what frequency they represent. Does one of them represent more formal ...
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“British” sounds “brish”, is this a glottal stop or just the presenter's accent?

Americans uses glottal stop in spoken English. It sounds like the video is saying (a video link with a time stamp) British explorer Bear Grylls is best known to TV audiences for Discovery's Man vs....
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What's the second d in “didn't”, phonetically speaking?

Should we pronounce the second d in "didn't"? What happens to the sound, phonetically speaking? In British English it seems to merge with the n to produce something which isn't on the standard ...
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Can you tell me how ''r'' sound is pronounced in British English?

Mother Daughter Fork Near Bird Can you tell me how the ''r'' sound is pronounced in British English?
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Do we read ''t'' sound in spoken English?

Here are some examples; He looked at me He looked a(t) me or He went out a second ago. He went ou(t) a second ago. Do we read ''t'' sound in spoken English?