Velar ejective

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Velar ejective
IPA number 109 + 401
Encoding
Entity (decimal) k​ʼ
Unicode (hex) U+006B U+02BC
X-SAMPA k_>
Kirshenbaum k`
Sound

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

Features[edit]

Features of the velar ejective:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Abkhaz акы [akʼə] 'one'
Adyghe шкӀэ [ʃkʲʼa] 'calf'
Archi кIан [kʼan] 'bottom'
Armenian Yerevan dialect[1] կեղծ [kʼɛʁt͡sʼ] 'false' Corresponds to tenuis [k⁼] in other Eastern dialects.
Georgian აბა [kʼaba] 'dress'
Haida ttsanskkaagid [tsʼanskʼaːkit] 'beams'
Hausa ƙoƙari [kʼòːkʼɐ̄ɾī] 'effort'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009), Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company