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IPA – number 215
IPA – text ʨ
IPA – image IPA Unicode 0x02A8.svg
Entity ʨ
X-SAMPA ts\
Kirshenbaum
About this sound Sound sample

The voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is [t̠͡ɕ], alternatively but unofficially [ʨ] (entity 680), and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is ts\. The voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate occurs in such languages as Mandarin Chinese, Croatian and Serbian.

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Features

Features of the voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Catalan[1] fletxa [ˈflet.tɕə] 'arrow' See Catalan phonology
Chinese Mandarin 北京/Běijīng Zh-Beijing.ogg [peɪ˨˩ t͡ɕiŋ˥] 'Beijing' Contrasts with aspirated form. See Standard Mandarin
Croatian ići [it͡ɕi] 'to go'
Japanese 知人/chijin [t͡ɕid͡ʑĩɴ] 'acquaintance' See Japanese phonology
Korean /jal [t͡ɕal] 'well' See Korean phonology
Polish[2] ćma Cma.ogg [t͡ɕma] 'moth' See Polish phonology
Russian чуть [t͡ɕʉtʲ] 'narrowly' See Russian phonology
Serbian Ловћен/Lovćen [loʋt͡ɕen] 'Lovćen'
Thai[3] ฉัน [tɕʰǎn] 'I' (informal)
Vietnamese cha [t͡ɕa] 'Father; dad' See Vietnamese phonology

See also

References

Bibliography

  • Jassem, Wiktor (2003), "Polish", Journal of the International Phonetic Association 33 (1): 103–107  
  • Tingsabadh, M.R. Kalaya; Abramson, Arthur S. (1993), "Thai", Journal of the International Phonetic Association 23 (1): 24–26  
  • Wheeler, Max W (2005), The Phonology Of Catalan, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0199258147  
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