Voiceless labialized palatal approximant

Voiceless labialized palatal approximant

The voiceless labialized palatal approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in a few spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ɥ̊, the voiceless homologue of the voiced labialized palatal approximant. There may sometimes be phonological reasons to transcribe it j̊ʷ.

It is found as a phoneme in Iaai and perhaps other languages.



Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Chinese Shanghainese[1] [pɥ̊ɥo̽ʔ¹] 'to float' The sequence /pʰj/ is realized as [pɥ̊ɥ].[1]
Iaai Contrasts with the voiced /ɥ/.
Haitian Creole Some upper-class Nord-Ouest speakers [pɥ̊to.pɣɛ̃s̪] Port-au-Prince



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