A complex speech sound consisting of a stop consonant followed by a fricative; for example, the initial sounds of child and joy. Also called affricative.
Jan 10, 2010
a stop and its immediately following release into a fricative that are considered to constitute a single phoneme (as the \t\ and \sh\ of \ch\ in choose) ...
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Phonet. a complex sound articulated by the slow release of a stop consonant followed immediately by a fricative at the same place of articulation in the mouth: ...