Kim & Alderete 2008: Korean [h] and aspirates

Why [h] and aspirated consonants are different in Korean Lan Kim, John Alderete Abstract: This paper examines the phonological processes affecting [h] and aspirated consonants in Korean and provides a comprehensive analysis in Optimality Theory. Following standard assumptions, [h] and aspirated consonants are treated as a class of aspirates and specified for the same laryngeal  feature, e.g., [spread glottis]. Despite… Read more »