Pharyngeal Fricative

between tongue and throat

Pharyngeal Fricative



Pharyngeal refers to the pharynx which is the soft part right at the rear of your mouth. The sound is made by squeezing out air between the back of the tongue and the pharynx.

Place of Articulation

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

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