- Voiceless uvular fricative
The voiceless uvular fricative is a type of
consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabetthat represents this sound is IPA|χ, and the equivalent X-SAMPAsymbol is X.
It is not to be confused with the
voiceless velar fricative(IPA IPA|x, X-SAMPAx.)
Features of the voiceless uvular fricative:
manner of articulationis fricative, which means it is produced by constricting air flow through a narrow channel at the place of articulation, causing turbulence.
place of articulationis uvular which means it is articulated with the back of the tongue(the dorsum) against or near the uvula.
phonationtype 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.
* It is a
central consonant, which means it is produced by allowing the airstream to flow over the middle of the tongue, rather than the sides.
airstream mechanismis pulmonic egressive, which means it is articulated by pushing air out of the lungs and through the vocal tract, rather than from the glottisor the mouth.
List of phonetics topics
* cite journal
chapter= [http://www.oefai.at/~hannes/esslli03/hess_signalproc_kap3.pdf Funktionale Phonetik und Phonologie]
title=Grundlagen der Phonetik
publisher=Institut für Kommunikationsforschung und Phonetik, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
last = Watson
title= The Phonology and Morphology of Arabic
publisher= Oxford University Press
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