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IPA – number 173
IPA – text ʡ
IPA – image {{{imagesize}}}
Entity ʡ
X-SAMPA >\
Kirshenbaum
About this sound Sound sample

The epiglottal plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ʡ, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is >\.

Features

The epiglottis is labelled as "12" in this diagram.

Features of the epiglottal plosive:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Dahalo [ndoːʡo] 'floor'
Agul [jaʡ] 'center'

See also

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