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Alveolar ejective

Alveolar ejective
ť
IPA number 165
Encoding
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X-SAMPA t_>
Kirshenbaum t`
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The alveolar ejective is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ť.

Features

Features of the alveolar ejective:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe ятӀэ About this sound [jaːtʼa]  'dirt'
Armenian Yerevan dialect[1] տիկ [tʼikʼ] 'wineskin' Corresponds to tenuis [t⁼] in other Eastern dialects.
Amharic ጥጃ [tʼəʤa] 'calf'
Georgian ტიტა [tʼitʼa] 'tulip'
Haida qqayttas [qʼajtʼas] 'basket'
Kabardian тӀыс [tʼəs] 'sit'
Khwarshi  ? [tʼaja] 'to drop'
Nez Perce tʼeyíitʼeyii [tʼæˈjiːtʼæjiː] 'flat'

See also

References

  1. ^ Dum-Tragut (2009:17–18)

Bibliography

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009), Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company