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Language is a form of communication with which people communicate with each other. It consists of individual sounds that, when strung together, form words.

The frequency range for human speech is between 300 Hz and about 5 kHz. The sounds are between 10 ms and 50 ms long and consist of tones in the specified frequency range.

Frequency and volume range of music and speech

Frequency and volume range of music and speech

Characteristic expressions in the sound and frequency range produce the distinct and recognizable speech features.

Speech encompasses only a small range of auditory characteristics. This is characterized by the frequency range between 300 Hz and 5 kHz and a dynamic range of about 30 dB.

Englisch: speech
Updated at: 14.11.2007
#Words: 103
Links: communication (COM), frequency (f), hertz (Hz), kilohertz (kHz), sound
Translations: DE

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