The voiced alveolo-palatal sibilant affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represent this sound are , , and , and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbols are d_z\ and J\_z\, though transcribing the stop component with (J\ in X-SAMPA) is rare. The tie bar may be omitted, yielding or in the IPA and dz\ or J\z\ in X-SAMPA. Neither nor are a completely narrow transcription of the stop component, which can be narrowly transcribed as (retracted and palatalized ), or (both symbols denote an advanced ). The equivalent X-SAMPA symbols are d_-' or d_-_j and J\_+, respectively. There is also a dedicated symbol , which is not a part of the IPA. Therefore, narrow transcriptions of the voiced alveolo-palatal sibilant affricate include , , and . This affricate used to have a dedicated symbol , which was one of the six dedicated symbols for affricates in the International Phonetic Alphabet. It is the sibilant equivalent of voiced palatal affricate.


Features of the voiced alveolo-palatal affricate:


See also

* Index of phonetics articles



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* {{IPA navigation Category:Affricates Category:Alveolo-palatal consonants Category:Sibilant consonants Category:Pulmonic consonants Category:Voiced oral consonants Category:Central consonants