ⓘ Voiced alveolar affricate

                                     

ⓘ Voiced alveolar affricate

A voiced alveolar affricate is a type of affricate consonant pronounced with the tip or blade of the tongue against the alveolar ridge just behind the teeth. This refers to a class of sounds, not a single sound. There are several types with significant perceptual differences:

  • The voiced alveolar sibilant affricate.

This article discusses the first two.