Voiced retroflex lateral fricative

Voiced retroflex lateral fricative
ɭ˔
Encoding
X-SAMPA l`_r
Braille

The voiced retroflex lateral fricative is a type of consonantal sound. The IPA has no symbol for this sound.

Features

Features of the voiceless retroflex lateral fricative:

  • Its phonation is voiced, which means the vocal cords vibrate during the articulation.
  • It is an oral consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the mouth only.
  • It is a lateral consonant, which means it is produced by directing the airstream over the sides of the tongue, rather than down the middle.

Occurrence

Language IPA Meaning Notes
Ao[1]

See also

Notes

References

  • Gurubasave Gowda, K.S. (1972), Ao-Naga Phonetic Reader, Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages 
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