Palatal ejective

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Palatal ejective
IPA Number107 + 401
Entity (decimal)c​ʼ
Unicode (hex)U+0063 U+02BC
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The palatal 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 of the palatal ejective:


This sound is largely confined to the indigenous languages of the Americas. It sometimes contrasts with a tʃʼ, but does not always do so. It occurs in:

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