ł  [ɬ]

Dene Sųłiné, Lac Brochet  -  Phoneme: ł [ɬ]  -  IPA: Voiceless lateral fricative.

Word: ła [ɬɑ̃] "exclamation"  -  Speaker: SP9

An example of the voiceless lateral fricative ł in word initial position. It is strongly fricated and voiceless. Contrast this with the release portion of the lateral affricates dl and. It is very similar in strength of its frication and in its duration to the affricate .

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