Voiceless palatal approximant

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Voiceless palatal approximant
IPA number 153 402A
Entity (decimal) j​̊
Unicode (hex) U+006A U+030A
Kirshenbaum j<vls>

The voiceless palatal approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in a few spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is  j̊ , the voiceless homologue of the voiced palatal approximant.

It is found as a phoneme in Kildin Sami, in Jalapa Mazatec and in Moksha.


Features of the voiceless palatal approximant: