Alveolar ejective affricate

The alveolar ejective affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨t͡sʼ⟩.

Alveolar ejective affricate
tsʼ
Audio sample

FeaturesEdit

Features of the alveolar ejective affricate:

OccurrenceEdit

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Abaza хъацIа [qat͡sʼa] 'man'
Adyghe папцӀэ  [pʰaːpt͡sʼa]  'sharp'
Armenian Yerevan dialect ծառ [t͡sʼɑr] 'tree' Corresponds to tenuis [t͡s⁼] in other Eastern dialects.
Avar мацӀ [mat͡sʼ] 'language'
Chechen цIе [t͡sʼe] 'name'
Georgian[1] ელი [t͡sʼeli] 'year'
Hadza zzapale [t͡sʼapaɾe] 'digging stick'
Haida ttsanskkaagid [t͡sʼanskʼaːkit] 'beams'
Kabardian цӀэ  [t͡sʼa]  'name'
Lushootseed uʔkʷs [t͡sʼuʔkʷs] 'seven'
Nuxálk xłp̓x̣ʷłtłpłłskʷ [xɬpʼχʷɬtʰɬpʰɬːskwht͡sʼ] 'he had had in his possession a bunchberry plant'
Ossetian Iron цъæх [t͡sʼəχ] 'blue' or 'green'
Q'eqchi' tzʼ [t͡sʼiʔ] 'dog'
Tlingit tsʼankwaat [t͡sʼankʷʰaːtʰ] 'spider'

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shosted, Ryan K.; Chikovani, Vakhtang (2006). "Standard Georgian" (PDF). Journal of the International Phonetic Association. 36 (2): 255–264. doi:10.1017/S0025100306002659. ISSN 1475-3502.

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