Voiceless palatal lateral affricate

Voiceless palatal lateral affricate
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The voiceless palatal lateral affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. There are two ways it can be represented: Either by using the IPA as ⟨c͡ʎ̥˔⟩, or by using the non-IPA sign for the voiceless palatal lateral fricative as ⟨⟩.


Features of the voiceless alveolar lateral affricate:


The sound occurs in Hadza and, as a palatal lateral ejective affricate (see), in Dahalo.

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Hadza tlakate [c͡akate] 'rhinoceros' Contrasts with ejective and aspirated forms. Although initial contact varies from alveolar to palatal, frication is always palatal.
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