Voiced alveolar affricates

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A voiced alveolar affricate is a double consonant selected from the sequence of a plosive ( closure texts, ) and a subsequent fricative ( fricative is), both voiced and are in the alveoli (the alveolar ridge to be formed). The phonetic transcription is: [dz]. According to T. Alan Hall, this type of affricate occurs in Hungarian and can also be found in Modern Greek (example: καλικάντζαρος [kaliˈkandzarɔs] NOUN m 'Kobold').

In German, the voiced postalveolar affricate occurs instead .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ T. Alan Hall: Phonology. An introduction. De Gruyter, Berlin / New York 2000. ISBN 3-11-015641-5 . Page 18.