Glottal stop

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ʔ
Pulmonic Consonant
IPA: ʔ
X-SAMPA: ?
Kirshenbaum:  ?
Place of Articulation: Glottal
Manner of Articulation: Stop
Phonological features: [+consonantal]
[+constricted glottis]

The glottal stop is a fairly common sound cross-linguistically. It is a part of the articulation of ejectives. It is impossible to voice a glottal stop.

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Glottal stops in natlangs

English

British English

English (Cockney dialect)

Plain t bottle /bɒtəl/ [bɒʔɤ]

American English

The sound between the vowels in uh-uh, /əʔə/.

Nahuatl

Plain h huehxolotl /weʔʃoɬotɬ/

Glottal stops in conlangs

Ithkuil

Plain ma’walg /maʔwalg/

Klingon

Plain (')  (Qo') /qχoʔ/
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