Epiglottal Fricative

between epiglottis and throat

Epiglottal Fricative

Description

[component-1] Glottis
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[component-2] Throat

The epiglottis is a flap behind and below the back of your tongue that covers your windpipe when swallowing. This sound can be made by squeezing air through your epiglottis.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Epiglottal Fricative is made in the mouth.

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