Voiceless labiodental nasal
ɱ̊
Encoding
X-SAMPAF_0

The voiceless labiodental nasal (stop) is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ɱ̊⟩, a combination of the letter for the voiced labiodental nasal and a diacritic indicating voicelessness, in certain sources, the voicelessness diacritic can be found below ⟨ɱ̥⟩.[1] The equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is F_0.


Features

Features of the Voiceless labiodental nasal:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Angami[2] [example needed] Allophone of /m̥ʰ/ before /ə/.
Kinyamwezi[3] [example needed] Allophone of /m/ before /f/.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Blankenship, B. "Phonetic structures of Khonoma Angami" (PDF).
  2. ^ Blankenship, B. "Phonetic structures of Khonoma Angami" (PDF).
  3. ^ Maganga & Schadeberg (1992).