Voiced velar plosive

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IPA mark ɡ
IPA number 110
IPA character description Latin minuscule g with open descender
Unicode U + 0261
HTML (dec.) & # 609;
Kirshenbaum g

The voiced velar plosive (a voiced at the rear dorsum educated plosive ) has the following in different languages phonetic and orthographic realizations:

The IPA character used (Unicode U + 0261 LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G) differs from the "normal" lowercase letter g (Unicode U + 0067 LATIN SMALL LETTER G) in that the normal lowercase letter, depending on the font, has a glyph of the form Opentail g.svgwith Looptail g.svgcan be displayed with an open descender or with a closed descender. The IPA symbol always appears in the first form.

See also

Pulmonary consonants
according to IPA (2005)
bilabial labio-
dental alveolar post-
retroflex palatal velar uvular phase-
stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth. stl. sth.
Plosives p b t d ʈ ɖ c ɟ k ɡ q ɢ ʔ
Nasals m ɱ n ɳ ɲ ŋ ɴ
Vibrants ʙ r ʀ
Taps / flaps ɾ ɽ
Fricatives ɸ β f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ ʂ ʐ ç ʝ x ɣ χ ʁ H ʕ H ɦ
lateral fricatives ɬ ɮ
Approximants ʋ ɹ ɻ j w ¹
lateral approximants l ɭ ʎ ʟ
¹ The labialised variant [ w ] was inserted here as a voiced velar approximant ( half vowel ) instead of the non-labialised variant [ ɰ ].