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non-aspirated voiceless stops versus their voiced counterparts before a vowel

Is there a real distinction in say, a spectrogram, between unaspirated voiceless stops and their voiced counterparts before a (voiced) vowel? For example, /ka/ and /ga/. Are they actually different ...
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When did Nguni languages like Zulu adopt capitalisation of proper noun roots?

Motivated by Is the lowercase first letter of a proper noun common in the Swazi language? Zulu, and the other https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguni_languages as user@6726 reports in his answer there, ...