Labiodental ejective fricative

Labiodental ejective fricative
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The labiodental ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound, reported in the Kabardian language.[1] The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is .


Features of the labiodental ejective fricative:


Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Kabardian фӏыцӏэ  [fʼət͡sʼa]  'black' Corresponds to [ʃʷʼ] in Adyghe.
Yapese f'aang [fʼaːŋ] 'type of eel'


  1. Colarusso, John. 1992. A Grammar of the Kabardian Language.

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