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Dental ejective fricative
|Dental ejective fricative|
The dental ejective fricative is a rare type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨θʼ⟩.
Features of the alveolar ejective fricative:
[θʼ] occurs in Modern South Arabian languages and is also reconstructed for the hypothetical Proto-Semitic language.
- ^ Simeone-Senelle, Marie-Claude (1997), "The Modern South Arabian Languages", in Hetzron, Robert (ed.), The Semitic Languages, London: Routledge, pp. 381–382