Voiced alveolar affricate explained

The voiced alveolar affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The sound is transcribed in the International Phonetic Alphabet with ⟨⟩ or ⟨⟩ (formerly ⟨⟩).

Features

Features of the voiced alveolar affricate:

Occurrence

LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
Abkhaz'water'See Abkhaz phonology
AdygheKabardian: [[Cyrillic script|'''дз'''элӀы]]'soldier'
AlbanianAlbanian: [[Albanian alphabet|'''''x'''ehe'']]'mineral'
ArmenianEasternArmenian: [[Armenian alphabet|'''ձ'''ուկ]]'snow'
Westernծակ'hole'
Azerbaijanisome Western dialectsAzerbaijani: [[Azeri alphabet|example needed]]--corresponds to and/or in other dialects.
BerberKabyle'Algeria'
CatalanCatalan; Valencian: [[Catalan orthography|''do'''tz'''e'']]'twelve'See Catalan phonology
FrenchQuebecFrench: [[French orthography|''same'''d'''i'']]'Saturday'See Quebec French phonology
GeorgianGeorgian: [[Georgian alphabet|'''ძ'''ვალი]]'bone'
HebrewHebrew: [[Hebrew alphabet|'''תז'''ונה]]'nutrition'See Modern Hebrew phonology
HungarianHungarian: [[Hungarian orthography|''bo'''dz'''a'']]'elderberry'See Hungarian phonology
ItalianItalian: [[Italian alphabet|'''''z'''ero'']]'zero' may also represent . See Italian phonology
Iu Mien[[Latin alphabet|'''''nz'''oc'']]'drum'
JapaneseJapanese: [[kanji|水]]/Japanese: [[Romanization of Japanese|''mi'''z'''u'']]'water'Some speakers. See Japanese phonology
KabardianKabardian: [[Cyrillic script|'''дз'''ы]]'to throw'
MacedonianMacedonian: [[Macedonian alphabet|'''ѕ'''везда]]'star'See Macedonian phonology
NgweNwametaw dialect'path'
OccitanRhodanien ProvençalOccitan (post 1500): [[Latin alphabet|'''''j'''oine'']]'young'
Pashto'five'
PolishPolish: [[Polish orthography|'''''dz'''won'']]'bell'See Polish phonology
Northern Qiang?'rabbit'
RussianRussian: [[Russian orthography|пла'''цд'''арм]]'bridge-head'Allophone of before voiced consonants. See Russian phonology
SlovakSlovak: [[Slovak alphabet|''sa'''dz'''ba'']]'tariff'
Ubykhcolspan=2 align="center"'light'See Ubykh phonology
UkrainianUkrainian: [[Ukrainian alphabet|'''дз'''він]]'bell'See Ukrainian phonology
West FrisianWestern Frisian: [[Latin alphabet|''wi'''dz'''e'']]'cradle'
YiEnglish: [[Yi script|ꋩ]]/English: [[Yi script|'''''zz'''y'']]'ride'

See also

Notes and References