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Voiceless palatal lateral affricate

The voiceless palatal lateral affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. There are two ways it can be represented: either by using pure IPA for ⟨c͜ʎ̥˔⟩, or extIPA for ⟨c͜𝼆⟩ (PUA c͡).


Features of the voiceless alveolar lateral affricate:


The sound occurs in Hadza and, as a palatal lateral ejective affricate (see), in Dahalo.

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Hadza tlakate [c͡ʎ̥˔akate] 'rhinoceros' Contrasts with ejective and aspirated forms. Although initial contact varies from alveolar to palatal, frication is always palatal.