k’ [k]

2 eamples 

North Slavey, Deline  -  Phoneme: k’ [k']  -  IPA: Velar ejective.

1 Word: k’į́ [k’ĩ́] "birch"  -  Speaker: SP5

An example of a velar ejective k’ in word initial position, showing the characteristic ejective pattern, compare to ts’ t’ ch’, and the following example in word medial position.

2 Word: gók’á [ko’k’ə́] "cold"  -  Speaker: SP6

This is a velar ejective k' in stem initial position. The charactersitc ejective pattern is visible inthe waveform and the spectrogram; it is also an audible property of the sound.

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