Voiceless Alveolar Fricative (Lower-case S)


Point of articulation: alveolar ridge

Articulator: tip of the tongue

Manner of Articulation: Fricative: The articulator makes a narrow constriction at 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.