Voiced velar fricative

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The voiced velar fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is , and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is G.

Features

Features of the voiced velar fricative:

A voiced velar fricative occurs in Arabic, as well as Armenian where it is usually transliterated as gh. (In some Arabic dialects this may be uvular.) The sound also occurs as a phoneme in southern dialects of Dutch. The velar fricative symbol is often used when transcribing one of the allophones of /g/ in Spanish. However, the "weak" allophones of Spanish /b, d, g/ are approximantic with slight frication.

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