Voiceless retroflex flap

Voiceless retroflex flap
ɽ̊
IPA number105 402B
Encoding
Unicode (hex)U+027D U+030A
X-SAMPAr`_0

The voiceless retroflex flap or tap is a sound that has been reported to occur as a dialectal realization of /ʂ/ in the Dhivehi language.[1] The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ɽ̊⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is r`_0.

Features[]

Features of the voiceless retroflex flap:

Occurrence[]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Dhivehi Some dialects[1] [example needed] May be a trill instead.[1] Corresponds to /ʂ/ in other dialects.[1]
Norwegian Selbu dialect lk [mœɽ̊k] 'milk' Uncommon allophone of /ɽ/ before k and p.[2]

Notes[]

  1. ^ a b c d Maumoon (2002:35)
  2. ^ Dalen, Arnold (15 October 2008). Trøndersk språkhistorie. Fagbokforlaget. ISBN 978-82-519-2330-9.

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