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|Voiced velar affricate|
The voiced velar affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in very few spoken languages. The symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represent this sound are ⟨ɡ͡ɣ⟩ and ⟨ɡ͜ɣ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is
g_G. The tie bar may be omitted, yielding ⟨ɡɣ⟩ in the IPA and
gG in X-SAMPA.
The voiced velar affricate has not been reported to occur phonemically in any language, but it is reported as an allophone of /g/ (usually realized as a voiced velar plosive) in some dialects of English English.
Features of the voiced velar affricate:
|English||Broad Cockney||good||[ˈɡ͡ɣʊˑd̥]||'good'||Occasional allophone of /ɡ/. See English phonology|
|Scouse||Possible syllable-initial and word-final allophone of /ɡ/. See English phonology|