Voiceless uvular implosive

Voiceless uvular implosive
ʛ̥ 
ʠ
qʼ↓

A voiceless uvular implosive is a rare consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ʛ̥ ⟩ or ⟨qʼ↓⟩. A dedicated IPA letter, ⟨ʠ⟩, was withdrawn in 1993.

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Occurrence[]

A voiceless uvular implosive has been claimed for several Mayan languages.

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Q'anjob'al Q'anjob'al [ʛ̥ anχoɓal] 'Q'anjob'al language'

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