Voiceless alveolar lateral fricative

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Voiceless alveolar lateral fricative
ɬ
IPA number148
Encoding
Entity (decimal)ɬ
Unicode (hex)U+026C
X-SAMPAK
Kirshenbaums<lat>
Sound

 

The voiceless alveolar lateral fricative is a type of consonant. Some spoken languages use it. The letter for this sound in the International Phonetic Alphabet is ⟨ɬ⟩ (sometimes called lesh). The X-SAMPA symbol for this sound is K. The voiceless alveolar lateral fricative is not used in English.