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Uvular ejective fricative
χʼ
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The uvular 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 ⟨χʼ⟩.

Features

Features of the uvular ejective fricative:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Dakota haŋȟʼáŋna [hã.χʼãna] 'morning'
Lakota ȟ'okȟá [χʼo.k͡xa] 'drummer'
Sioux haŋȟʼáŋn [hã.χʼãn] 'morning'
Tlingit xh'aan About this sound[χʼàːn]  'fire'

An allophone of /qʼ/ in Georgian.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ IPA Principles, 1947: 33.