Alveolar ejective affricate

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Alveolar ejective affricate
t͡sʼ
Sound

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

Features[edit]

Features of the alveolar ejective affricate:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Abaza хъацIа [qat͡sʼa] 'man'
Adyghe цӀыф About this sound [t͡sʼəf]  'person'
Armenian Eastern Armenian ծառ [t͡sʼɑr] 'tree' Corresponds to tenuis [t͡s⁼] in other Eastern dialects.
Avar мацӀ [mat͡sʼ] 'language'
Chechen цIе [t͡sʼe] 'name'
Georgian ელი [t͡sʼeli] 'year'
Hadza zzapale [t͡sʼapaɾe] 'digging stick'
Haida ttsanskkaagid [t͡sʼanskʼaːkit] 'beams'
Kabardian цӀыху About this sound [t͡sʼəxʷ]  'person'
Lushootseed c’uʔkʷs [t͡sʼuʔkʷs] 'seven'
Nuxálk xłp̓x̣ʷłtłpłłskʷ [xɬpʼχʷɬtʰɬpʰɬːskʷʰt͡sʼ] 'he had had in his possession a bunchberry plant'
Tlingit ts’ankwaat [t͡sʼankʷaːt] 'spider'

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