Voiceless retroflex lateral flap
ɭ̥̆
ɺ̣̊
ɺ̢̊
̊

The voiceless retroflex lateral flap is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages (as in Wahgi). It has no explicitly approved symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet, but may be represented as a short ⟨ɭ̥̆⟩, with the old dot diacritic ⟨ɺ̣̊⟩ or with a retroflex tail, ⟨ɺ̢̊⟩ (= ⟨̊⟩).[1]

Features

Features of the voiceless retroflex lateral flap:

Occurrence

This phoneme is an allophone of /ɺ̥/ in the Wahgi language of Papua New Guinea.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Phillips, Donald J. (1976). Wahgi phonology and morphology. Canberra: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University. p. 50. ISBN 0-85883-141-4. OCLC 2964990.