What is affricate?

  • (noun): A composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as 'ch' in 'chair' and 'j' in 'joy').
    Synonyms: affricate consonant, affricative

Some articles on affricate, affricates:

Naxi Language - Naxi Phonemes - Consonants
... k Voiced stop b bb d dd ɟ ? ɡ gg Prenasalized stop ᵐb nb ⁿd nd ᶮɟ ? ᵑɡ mg Voiceless affricate ts z tʂ zh tɕ j Aspirated affricate tsʰ c tʂʰ ch tɕʰ q Voiced affricate dz zz d ...
Lojban Grammar - Phonology - Allophones
... The affricates /d͡ʒ/ (the voiced postalveolar affricate), /d͡z/ (the voiced alveolar affricate), /tʃ/ (the voiceless postalveolar affricate) and /t͡s/ (the voiceless alveolar affricate) also occur in ...
Zhje
... Romanization Dungan /tʂ/ voiceless retroflex affricate /tɕ/ voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate zh Kalmyk /dʒ/ voiced postalveolar affricate dzh, j Tatar /dʑ/ voiced alveolo-palatal affricate /ʑ/ voiced ...
List Of Digraphs In Latin Alphabets - T
... ⟨tc⟩ is used for the palatal click /ǂ/ in the orthography of Naro, and to write the affricate /tʃ/ in Sandawe and Hadza ... ⟨tl⟩ is used in various orthographies for the affricate /tɬ/ ... ⟨tł⟩ is used in the transcription of Athabascan languages for a lateral affricate /tɬ/ or /tɬʰ/ ...
Voiceless Retroflex Affricate
... The voiceless retroflex affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages ... The affricate occurs in a number of languages Slavic languages Polish, Belarusian, Old Czech language, some speakers of Russian may use it instead of Voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate ... a number of Northwest Caucasian languages have retroflex affricates that contrast in secondary articulations like labialization ...