Voiceless Postalveolar Fricative (Esh)


Point of Articulation: postalveolar area

Articulator: blade of the tongue

Manner of Articulation: Fricative: The articulator makes a narrow constriction against the point of articulation, so when the air flow goes through the oral passage, frication noise is heard.

Voice: voiceless – Vocal folds are apart and are not vibrating.