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Epiglottal ejective

Epiglottal or pharyngeal ejective
ʡʼ
IPA Number173 + 401
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The epiglottal or pharyngeal ejective is a rare type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ʡʼ⟩.

Features

Features of the pharyngeal ejective:

Occurrence

A pharyngeal ejective has been reported in Dargwa, a Northeast Caucasian language.

See also