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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
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FeaturesEdit

Features of the alveolar ejective affricate:

OccurrenceEdit

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

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