Voiceless alveolar lateral affricate

The voiceless alveolar lateral affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet
is [t͡ɬ] (or [tɬ]), and in Americanist phonetic notation it is <ƛ> (lambda bar).


Features of the voiceless alveolar lateral affricate:


Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Haida tla'únhl [tɬʌʔʊ́nɬ] 'six'
Nahuatl āxōlōtl [a:ʃo:lo:tɬ] 'axolotl'
Tsez элIни [ˈʔɛ̝tɬni] 'winter'
Tswana tlala [tɬala] 'hunger'

Search another word or see Voiceless_alveolar_lateral_affricateon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature