Alveolar ejective fricative

Summary

The alveolar 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 ⟨⟩.

Alveolar ejective fricative
IPA Number132 401
Encoding
Entity (decimal)s​ʼ
Unicode (hex)U+0073 U+02BC
X-SAMPAs_>
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FeaturesEdit

Features of the alveolar ejective fricative:

OccurrenceEdit

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe Shapsug сӏэ  [sʼə]  'name' Corresponds to [tsʼ] in other dialects.
Ganza[1]: 101  [sʼásʼà] ‘fat, thick’
Hausa tsutsa [sʼusʼa] 'worm' Allophone of /tsʼ/ in some dialects
Keres s'eeka [sʼeːkʰa] 'sure'
Lakota s'a [sʼa] 'habitually'
Tlingit eek  [sʼiːkʰ]  'bear'
Upper Necaxa Totonac [ˈsʼa̰ta̰] 'small'

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Smolders, Joshua (2016). "A Phonology of Ganza" (pdf). Linguistic Discovery. 14 (1): 86–144. doi:10.1349/PS1.1537-0852.A.470. Retrieved 2017-01-16.

External linksEdit

  • List of languages with [sʼ] on PHOIBLE