|Voiced bilabial affricate|
The voiced bilabial affricate ([b͡β] in IPA) is a rare affricate consonant that is initiated as a bilabial stop [b] and released as a voiced bilabial fricative [β]. It has not been reported to occur phonemically in any language.
Features of the voiced bilabial affricate:
|English||Broad Cockney||rub||[ˈɹ̠ɐˑb͡β]||'rub'||Sporadic allophone of /b/. See English phonology|
|Received Pronunciation||Rare allophone of /b/. See English phonology|
|Scouse||[ˈɹ̠ʊˑb͡β]||Possible syllable-initial and word-final allophone of /b/. See English phonology|
|Shipibo||boko||[ˈb͡βo̽ko̽]||'small intestine'||Possible realization of /β/. See Shipibo phonology.|
|Ngiti||abvɔ||[āb͡βɔ̄]||'thorny vine'||Rarely [bβ] more commonly [b̪v]|