125 Palato-alveolar sibilants

Description

This feature concerns the hushing subilants [ʃ] ("sh") and [ʒ] ("zh").

Author

Martin Haspelmath and the APiCS Consortium

Values

Both [ʃ] and [ʒ] exist as major allophones17
[ʃ] and [ʒ] exist in a limited way20
Only [ʃ] exists25
Neither [ʃ] nor [ʒ] exists14
Representation:76

Language Value Lexifier Details Source
Id Primary text Analyzed text Gloss Translation Type Language Audio Details