Palatal ejective

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Palatal ejective
IPA number 107 + 401
Entity (decimal) c​ʼ
Unicode (hex) U+0063 U+02BC
Kirshenbaum c`
Audio sample

The palatal ejective is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨⟩.


Features of the palatal ejective:


This sound is largely confined to the indigenous languages of the Americas. It sometimes contrasts with a tʃʼ, but does not always do so. It occurs in:

See also

External links

  • List of languages with [cʼ] on PHOIBLE
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