Voiced uvular affricate
ɢʁ
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The voiced uvular affricate is a rare type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represent this sound are ⟨ɢ͡ʁ⟩ and ⟨ɢ͜ʁ⟩. The tie bar may be omitted, yielding ⟨ɢʁ⟩.

Features

Features of the voiced uvular affricate:

Occurrence

Uvular

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Ekagi gaati [ɢ͡ʁaːti] 'ten' Velar lateral allophone [ɡ͡ʟ] before front vowels.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Peter Staroverov and Soren Tebay (2019) Posterior Affricate in Mee and Consonant-Vowel Place Interactions, Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology, LSA