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Voiced uvular stop

Voiced uvular stop
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IPA number 112
Encoding
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X-SAMPA G\
Kirshenbaum G
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The voiced uvular stop or voiced uvular plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ɢ, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is G\.

[ɢ] is a rare sound, even compared to other uvulars. See voiced velar stop for a possible reason.

For a voiced pre-uvular stop (also called post-velar), see voiced velar stop.

Features

Features of the voiced uvular stop:

Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Arabic Yemeni[1] قات About this sound [ɢɑːt]  'Khat' Some dialects.[1] Corresponds to /q/ in Standard Arabic. See Arabic phonology
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Some speakers Grotte [ɢʁɔt] 'cave' Allophone of /ɡ/ before /ʁ/ for some speakers
Inuktitut ᐃᐦᐃᑉᕆᐅᖅᑐᖅ [ihipɢiuqtuq] 'explore' See Inuit phonology
Kwak'wala ǥilakas'la [ɢilakasʔla] 'welcome/thank you'
Mongolian Монгол [mɔŋɢɔ̆ɮ] 'Mongolian'
Persian غذا About this sound [ɢæˈzɒː]  'food' See Persian phonology
Somali Muqdisho [muɢdiʃɔ] 'Mogadishu' Allophone of /q/. See Somali phonology
Tabasaran дугу [d̪uɢu] 'he (ergative)'
Tlingit ǥooch [ɢuːtʃ] 'wolf'
Tsakhur ? [ɢajɛ] 'stone'
!Xóõ ? [nǀɢɑɑ̃] 'to be spread out'

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Watson (2002), p. 13.

Bibliography

  • Watson, Janet (2002), The Phonology and Morphology of Arabic, New York: Oxford University Press 
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