Voiceless Postalveolar Affricate (T-Esh Ligature)


Articulator laminal of the tongue

Point of Articulation: postalveolar area

Manner: It begins with a complete closure of the articulator and the point of articulation, and ends with a narrow constriction of them. So the air is blocked completely in the first part but is gradually released with audible frication noise at the latter part.

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