Alveolar ejective fricative

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Alveolar ejective fricative
IPA Number 132 401
Audio sample
Entity (decimal) s​ʼ
Unicode (hex) U+0073 U+02BC

The alveolar ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨⟩.


Features of the alveolar ejective fricative:


Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe Shapsug сӏэ <phonos file="Сӏэ.ogg">[sʼa]</phonos> 'name' Corresponds to [tsʼ] in other dialects.
Hausa [example needed] Allophone of /tsʼ/ in some dialects
Lakota [example needed]
Tlingit eek <phonos file="Sʼeek.ogg">[sʼiːk]</phonos> 'bear'
Upper Necaxa Totonac [ˈsʼa̰ta̰] 'small'

See also

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