American English (Indo-European)
English is discussed in its own section in the paper, which reviews the arguments for its two purported affricates and discusses the data sources we used. Briefly, the arguments are not particularly strong, and the results of our simulations are correspondingly fragile. Finding [tʃ] requires narrow transcription of the stop portion. While this can be motivated, it is not necessary in other cases.
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Simulation details for English celex broad
Data source: Celex lemmas. The Celex transcriptions assume British English pronunciations.