Epiglottal stop

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Epiglottal stop
ʡ
IPA number 173
Encoding
Entity (decimal) ʡ
Unicode (hex) U+02A1
X-SAMPA >\
Braille ⠦ (braille pattern dots-236) ⠆ (braille pattern dots-23)
Sound

The epiglottal stop is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ʡ.

Features[edit]

The epiglottis is labelled as "12" in this diagram.

Features of the epiglottal stop:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Archi гӀарз [ʡarz] 'complaint'
Dahalo[1] [ndoːʡo] 'floor'
Haida Northern dialects antl [ʡʌntɬ] 'water' Corresponds to /ɢ̥/ in southern dialects.
Jah Hut[2][not in citation given] [ɲhɔːʡ] 'tree'

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