Translation of voiceless in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈvɔɪsləs; ˈvɔɪslɪs/


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    • Neither Mandarin Chinese nor Tibetan distinguishes phonologically between voiced and voiceless obstruent initials, unlike Dzongkha and, for example, English.
    • In English, /h/ is like a voiceless vowel in that there is no fricative-like narrowing in the mouth, so that the greatest point of narrowing is in the glottis.
    • More generally, voiceless obstruents are more frequent in onset position than voiced obstruents.

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