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

Features

Features of the palatal ejective:

Occurrence

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]

See also