Voiceless epiglottal fricative

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Voiceless epiglottal fricative
ʜ
IPA number 172
Encoding
Entity (decimal) ʜ
Unicode (hex) U+029C
X-SAMPA H\
Braille ⠔ (braille pattern dots-35) ⠓ (braille pattern dots-125)
Sound

The voiceless epiglottal fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ʜ, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is H\.

Features[edit]

Features of the voiceless epiglottal fricative:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Agul[1] [mɛʜ] 'whey'
Dahalo [ʜaːɗo] 'arrow'
Haida ants [ʜʌnts] 'shadow'

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