Voiceless alveolar lateral fricative

consonantal sound

The voiceless alveolar lateral fricative is a type of consonant. Some spoken languages use it. The letter for this sound in the International Phonetic Alphabet is ⟨ɬ⟩ (sometimes called lesh). The X-SAMPA symbol for this sound is K. The voiceless alveolar lateral fricative is not used in English but is used in Welsh and represented by "ll".

Voiceless alveolar lateral fricative
ɬ
IPA number148
Encoding
Entity (decimal)ɬ
Unicode (hex)U+026C
X-SAMPAK
Kirshenbaums<lat>
Sound