Voiceless retroflex lateral fricative

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Voiceless retroflex lateral fricative
ɭ̊˔

The voiceless retroflex lateral fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The IPA has no symbol for this sound. However, the "belt" of the voiceless lateral fricative is combined with the tail of the retroflex consonants to create the symbol ⟨ꞎ ⟩, used by members of the IPA and in the extIPA:

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In 2008, the Unicode Technical Committee accepted the letter as U+A78E LATIN SMALL LETTER L WITH RETROFLEX HOOK AND BELT (HTML ꞎ), included in Unicode 6.0.

Features

Features of the voiceless retroflex lateral fricative:

Occurrence

Language IPA Meaning Notes
Toda[1] [pʏːɭ̊˔] 'summer'

See also

Notes

  1. "Toda". The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. UCLA Department of Linguistics. 2007. Retrieved 2009-09-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> —See #20 in the word list and the word list (TIF). The sound file (WAV) is also available.