Open main menu

Palato-alveolar ejective affricate

The palato-alveolar ejective affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The sound is represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet with ⟨t͡ʃʼ⟩. In some languages it is equivalent to a palatal ejective.

Palato-alveolar ejective affricate
tʃʼ
Audio sample

FeaturesEdit

Features of the palato-alveolar ejective affricate:

OccurrenceEdit

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe кӏако  [t͡ʃʼaːkʷa]  'short'
Armenian Yerevan dialect[1] ճյուղ [t͡ʃʼiʊ̯ʁ] 'branch' Corresponds to tenuis [t͡ʃ⁼] in other Eastern dialects.
Avar ворчӀами [wort͡ʃʼami] 'hello'
Aymara ch'uspa [t͡ʃ'uspa] 'ch'uspa'
Georgian [t͡ʃʼɑ] 'well'
Haida jjabako [t͡ʃʼabako] 'rock hyrax'
Kabardian кӏэ  [t͡ʃʼa]  'tail'
Lushootseed č̓ [t͡ʃʼʉʁˀ] 'one'
Ossetian Kudairag Чъреба [ˈt͡ʃʼɾebä] 'Tskhinval'
Q'eqchi' ch’och’ [t͡ʃʼot͡ʃʼ] 'earth'
Quechua ch'umpi [t͡ʃʼʊmpɪ] 'brown'
Tlingit ch’eet  [t͡ʃʼit]  'duck'

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009), Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company

External linksEdit