ʼ

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Character ʼ
Unicode name MODIFIER LETTER APOSTROPHE
Unicode block Spacing Modifier Letters
Codepoint U+02BC
ʻ ← Spacing Modifier Letters → ʽ

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ʼ

  1. A diacritic used in the International Phonetic Alphabet for ejective and other glottalized consonants
    [kʼ], [tʼ], [sʼ], etc.

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Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ʼ

  1. A component of the Navajo alphabet. It is not a separate letter, but it is used before or after a vowel to indicate a glottal stop. In addition, it is part of the following Navajo letters: chʼ, kʼ, tʼ, tłʼ, tsʼ. If a vowel begins a word, it is pronounced with a glottal stop at the beginning, but the stop usually is not written: ooljééʼ (sometimes spelled ʼooljééʼ).

Tundra Nenets[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ʼ

  1. The thirty-fifth letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet

Usage notes[edit]

Marks instances of the glottal stop /ʔ/ that alternate with nasal consonants н /n/, ӈ /ŋ/ in inflection, in contrast with the letter ˮ. Often transcribed h in scholarly works.

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