Spectrogram

The spectrogram below shows the sequence bertengkar mengenai ('argue about') from the recording. Note that the /k/ in bertengkar has aspiration, here measured at 47 ms, but the /t/ is unaspirated. Note, also, the glottal stop before the -i suffix in mengenai. The variable realisation of /r/ is also illustrated in the spectrogram: there is a single tap (transcribed as [ɾ]) in the first syllable of bertengkar) but a double tap (transcribed as a trill [r]) at the end of the word.