Velar ejective fricative

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Velar ejective fricative
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The velar ejective fricative 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 velar ejective fricative:


Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Tlingit áa About this sound[xʼáːxʼ]  'apple'
Chiwere x^aⁿ [xʼã] 'life'
Winnebago x'ooke [xʼoːkɛ] 'parents

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