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

Alveolar ejective fricative
IPA number132 401
Encoding
Entity (decimal)s​ʼ
Unicode (hex)U+0073 U+02BC
X-SAMPAs_>
Kirshenbaums`
Audio sample

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FeaturesEdit

Features of the alveolar ejective fricative:

OccurrenceEdit

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe Shapsug сӏэ  [sʼa]  'name' Corresponds to [tsʼ] in other dialects.
Ganza[1]:101 [sʼásʼà] ‘fat, thick’
Hausa [example needed] Allophone of /tsʼ/ in some dialects
Lakota [example needed]
Tlingit eek  [sʼiːk]  'bear'
Upper Necaxa Totonac [ˈsʼa̰ta̰] 'small'

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Smolders, Joshua (2016). "A Phonology of Ganza" (pdf). Linguistic Discovery. 14 (1): 86–144. doi:10.1349/PS1.1537-0852.A.470. Retrieved 2017-01-16.

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