Palatal ejective stop

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Palatal ejective stop
IPA Number107 + 401
Audio sample
Entity (decimal)c​ʼ
Unicode (hex)U+0063 U+02BC

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 .


Some of the features of the Palatal Ejective Stop are as follows:


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:

Language IPA Meaning Notes
Haida [example needed]
Jaqaru [example needed]
Keres [example needed]
Nǁng [example needed]
Tindi [example needed]

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