Bilabial ejective

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Template:More citations needed Template:Infobox IPA The bilabial ejective is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is Template:Angbr IPA.


Features of the bilabial ejective:

Template:Plosive Template:Bilabial Template:Voiceless short Template:Oral Template:Central-lateral Template:Ejective


In addition to the languages listed below, this sound is also a common phonological feature of the Ethiopian Linguistic Area, especially Ethiopian Semitic languages.

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Adyghe пӏакӏэ Template:Audio-IPA 'thin'
Amharic ጴጥሮስ Template:IPA 'Peter'
Armenian Yerevan dialect[1] պոչ Template:IPA 'tail' Corresponds to tenuis Template:IPA in other Eastern dialects
Chechen пӏелг Template:IPA 'finger'
Ganza[2]:95 Template:IPA ‘gathering’
Georgian აემანი Template:IPA 'meeting, date'
Hadza bbu Template:IPA 'to lift something heavy' (mimetic)
Haida ttappad Template:IPA 'to break' (mimetic)
Kabardian цӏапӏэ Template:Audio-IPA 'mean'
Nez Perce p’íłin Template:IPA 'hole'
Ossetian Iron пъовыр Template:IPA 'cook'
Quechua p’acha Template:IPA 'clothes'
Ubykh Template:IPA 'what is your name?' See Ubykh phonology

See also


  1. Template:Harvcoltxt
  2. Smolders, Joshua (2016). "A Phonology of Ganza" (pdf). Linguistic Discovery. 14 (1): 86–144. doi:10.1349/PS1.1537-0852.A.470Freely accessible. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 


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