Labiodental ejective fricative - Labiodental ejective fricative

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Labiodental ejective fricative
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The labiodental ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound, reported in the Kabardian language.[1] The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨⟩.

Features

Features of the labiodental ejective fricative:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Abkhaz апа [afʼa] 'thin' Only found in this word, which is pronounced as [afʼa] only by some speakers, pronounced [apʼa] by the majority [2]
Kabardian фӏыцӏэ About this sound[fʼət͡sʼa]  'black' Corresponds to [ʃʷʼ] in Adyghe.
Yapese[3] f'aang [fʼaːŋ] 'type of eel'

Notes

  1. ^ Colarusso, John. 1992. A Grammar of the Kabardian Language.
  2. ^ p257, Hewitt, B. G. 1989. Abkhaz. Croom Helm Descriptive Grammars.
  3. ^ p32, Ballantyne, Keira Gebbie. 2005. Textual Structure and Discourse Prominence in Yapese Narrative. Doctoral dissertation, University of Hawai'i.

See also

References

  • Colarusso, John. 1992. A Grammar of the Kabardian Language. University of Calgary Press.

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