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Voiceless glottal fricative: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ is pulmonic egressive, which means it is articulated by pushing air out of the lungs and through the vocal tract, rather than from the glottis or the mouth.
Click consonantInternational Phonetic AlphabetDental clicksAirstream mechanism

Question 2: In some languages, it has the constricted ________ of a fricative.
Manner of articulationFlap consonantVowelStop consonant

Question 3: Although [h] has been described as a voiceless ________, because in many languages it lacks the place and manner of articulation of a prototypical consonant, it also lacks the height and backness of a prototypical vowel:
VowelClose-mid back rounded vowelClose front unrounded vowelClose back rounded vowel

Question 4: Its ________ type is voiceless, which means that the air passes through the vocal cords without causing them to vibrate.
Strident vowelPhonationModal voiceVoice (phonetics)

Question 5: The symbol in the ________ that represents this sound is h, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is h.
International Phonetic AlphabetVelar nasalPalatal approximantVoiceless alveolar fricative


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