Velar ejective fricative

Velar ejective fricative
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The velar 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 .

Features

Features of the velar ejective fricative:

  • Its phonation is voiceless, which means it is produced without vibrations of the vocal cords.
  • It is an oral consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the mouth only.

Occurrence

LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
Tlingitáa [xʼáːxʼ] 'apple'

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