Alveolar lateral ejective fricative

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Alveolar lateral ejective fricative
ɬ’
Sound

The alveolar lateral ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound, reported in the Northwest Caucasian languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ɬʼ.

Features[edit]

Features of the alveolar lateral ejective fricative:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning
Adyghe лӀы About this sound [ɬʼə]  'man'
Kabardian плӀы About this sound [pɬʼə]  'four'
Tlingit óotʼ [ɬʼúːtʼ] ‘tongue’

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