Voiceless pharyngeal fricative

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IPA mark H
IPA number 144
IPA character description Latin lower case H with a dash
Unicode U + 0127
HTML (dec.) & # 295;
Kirshenbaum H

The voiceless fricative pharyngale is a voiceless , the throat educated fricative , typical of Semitic and Cushitic languages is. It also occurs in the languages ​​of the Caucasus and in some other, mostly small and little-known languages.

He has the following orthographic realizations in different languages :

The voiceless pharyngeal fricative is a sound very similar to what you make when you breathe on your glasses to clean them. It is a sound that is formed in the larynx and does not correspond to the "ch" sound in "I" that is formed in the oral cavity.

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 ].