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Voiced postalveolar affricate
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The voiced postalveolar affricate is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is [dʒ], and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is [dZ].
The voiceless postalveolar affricate occurs in English, and it is the sound denoted by the letter 'g' in giraffe and the letter 'j' in jump.
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