k [kx]

Dene Sųłiné, Cold Lake  -  Phoneme: k [kx]  -  IPA: Voiceless velar affricate.

Word: ke [kxeh] "shoes"  -  Speaker: SP1

Description: An example of the k [kx] sound in initial position. The sound is called an aspirated stop, but is an affricate with a strong velar fricative release that is a clear and audible property of the sound. 

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