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|Voiceless velar approximant|
|IPA Number||154 402A|
The voiceless velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ɰ̊⟩, but this symbol is not suitable in case of the voiceless velar approximant that is unspecified for rounding (the sound represented by the symbol ⟨ɰ̊⟩ is specified as unrounded), which is best transcribed as ⟨x̞⟩, ⟨ɣ̞̊⟩ or ⟨ɣ̊˕⟩ - see voiced velar approximant.
Features of the voiceless velar approximant:
|Norwegian||Brekke dialect||seg||[sɛɰ̊]||'oneself'||Coda allophone of /ɡ/; reported to occur only in this word. See Norwegian phonology|
|Bryne dialect||sterkeste||[stæɰ̊kɑstə]||'strongest'||Allophone of /r/ when it is in contact with voiceless consonants. Exact distribution may differ between dialects. In the Hafrsfjord dialect, [ɰ̊] may also occur in the word seg. See Norwegian phonology|
|Spanish||Standard European||Predrag||[ˈpɾe̞ð̞ɾäɣ̞̊]||'Predrag'||Allophone of /ɡ/ before a pause. See Spanish phonology|