tth’  [tθ]

Dene Sųłiné, Cold Lake  -  Phoneme: tth' [tθ']  -  IPA: Ejective interdental affricate. 

Word: tth’áí [tθ'ɑ́í] "dish"  -  Speaker: SP1

Description: The ejective tth' [tθ'] is an interdental affricate ejective. This sound has the characteristic profile of a Dene ejective ; the release of the stop is about halfway through the sound, visible in the waveform. Sometimes speakers describe this sound as having a click quality.  © Joyce McDonough 2012