Voiced alveolo-palatal affricate

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Voiced alveolo-palatal affricate
d͡ʑ
d͜ʑ
IPA number 216
Encoding
Entity (decimal) ʥ
Unicode (hex) U+02A5
X-SAMPA dz\
Sound

The voiced alveolo-palatal sibilant affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The sound is transcribed in the International Phonetic Alphabet with 〈d͡ʑ〉 (formerly 〈ʥ〉).

Features[edit]

Features of the voiced alveolo-palatal affricate:

Occurrence[edit]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Bengali খন [d͡ʑɔkʰon] 'when' See Bengali phonology
Catalan[1] All dialects metge [ˈmedd͡ʑə] 'doctor' See Catalan phonology
Valencian joc [ˈd͡ʑɔk] 'game'
Chinese Taiwanese Hokkien /ji̍t [d͡ʑit̚˧ʔ] 'sun'
Wu [d͡ʑy] 'he/she/it'
Japanese 知人/chijin [t͡ɕid͡ʑĩɴ] 'acquaintance' See Japanese phonology
Korean 감자/gamja [kɐmd͡ʑɐ] 'potato' See Korean phonology
Polish[2] więk About this sound [d͡ʑvjɛŋk]  'sound' See Polish phonology
Romanian Banat dialect[3] des [d͡ʑes] 'frequent' Corresponds to [d] in standard Romanian. See Romanian phonology
Russian дочь бы [ˈd̪o̞d͡ʑ bɨ] 'daughter would' Allophone of /t͡ɕ/ before voiced consonants. See Russian phonology
Sema[4] aji [à̠d͡ʑì] 'blood' Possible allophone of /ʒ/ before /i, e/; can be realized as [ʑ ~ ʒ ~ d͡ʒ] instead.[4]
Serbo-Croatian ђаво / đavo [d͡ʑâ̠ʋo̞ː] 'devil' Merges with /d͡ʒ/ in most Croatian and some Bosnian accents. See Serbo-Croatian phonology
Uzbek[5] [example needed]
Xumi Lower[6] [Hd͡ʑɐʔ] 'water'
Upper[7] [Hd͡ʑɜ]
Yi /jji [d͡ʑi˧] 'bee'

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