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Alveolo-palatal fricative

Alveolo-palatal fricative is a class of consonants in some oral languages. The consonants are sibilants, a variety of fricative. Their place of articulation is postalveolar. They differ in voicing.

The voiceless alveolo-palatal fricative is written ɕ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.

The voiced alveolo-palatal fricative, written ʑ, is similar to the voiced postalveolar fricative in English words such as Asia.

Features

alveolo-palatal sibilant fricatives [ɕ, ʑ]

Features of alveolo-palatal fricatives[1]:

Examples

IPA Description Example
Language Orthography IPA Meaning
ɕ Voiceless alveolo-palatal sibilant Mandarin (xiǎo) [ɕiɑu˨˩˦] small
ʑ Voiced alveolo-palatal sibilant Polish zioło [ʑɔwɔ] herb

See also

References

  1. ^ Brinton, Donna & Laurel J. (2010). The Linguistic Structure of Modern English. Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. pp. 32, 294. ISBN 9789027211712.

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