Epiglottal flap

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Epiglottal flap
IPA number 173 + 432
Entity (decimal) ʡ​̯
Unicode (hex) U+02A1 U+032F

An epiglottal flap is not known to exist as a phoneme in any language. However, it exists as a voiced allophone of the voiceless epiglottal stop /ʡ/, found between vowels in Dahalo and perhaps other languages.

There is no dedicated symbol for this sound in the IPA, but it can be transcribed by adding a "short" (or non-syllabic) diacritic to the symbol for the stop, ʡ̯. (The diacritic is here placed under rather than above the letter to avoid the ascender.)