Voiceless alveolar implosive
ᶑ̥
𝼉
ʈʼ↓

A voiceless retroflex implosive is a rare consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. There is no official symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound, but ⟨ᶑ̊⟩ or ⟨ʈʼ↓⟩ may be used, or the old convention ⟨𝼉⟩ (ƭ̢).

Features

Features of the voiceless retroflex implosive:

Occurrence

A rare and evidently unstable sound, [𝼉] has been described from Oromo of Ethiopia.[1]

References

  1. ^ Dissassa (1980) Some aspects of Oromo phonology, p. 10–11