Bilabial ejective fricative

The bilabial ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ɸʼ.

Bilabial ejective fricative
ɸʼ
IPA Number126 + 401
Encoding
Entity (decimal)ɸʼ
Unicode (hex)U+0278U+02BC
X-SAMPAp\_>

Features

Features of the bilabial ejective fricative:

  • Its phonation is voiceless, which means it is produced without vibrations of the vocal cords.
  • It is an oral consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the mouth only.

Occurrence

LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
Yuchi[1]

See also

References

  1. Crawford, James M. (1973). "Yuchi Phonology". International Journal of American Linguistics. 39 (3): 173–179. doi:10.1086/465261.
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