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Main sound category: Fricatives
Sound category: voiceless postalveolar fricative
IPA symbol: ʃ
IPA description: voiceless postalveolar fricative
UPSID symbol: S
UPSID description: voiceless palato-alveolar sibilant fricative
Occurs in 207 languages
That is in 43.67% of all languages
Occurs in: !Xu Achumawi Acoma Aizi Alamblak Albanian Aleut Alladian Amharic Amo Amuesha Amuzgo Angas Arabela Arabic Archi Armenian Avar Awiya Axluxlay Azerbaijani Bakairi Bambara Bashkir Basque Bats Beja Berta Breton Bribri Bulgarian Burmese Burushaski Caddo Campa Camsa Catalan (Central) Cayapa Cayuvava Cham Chatino Cherokee Chipewyan Chistabino (Pyrenean Aragonese) Chuvash Cofan Czech_ Dagbani Dagur Dahalo Daju Dakota Dangaleat Dizi English English_American English_Australian Eyak Farsi Finnish French Fur Ga Georgian German Guajiro Guambiano Hadza Hamer Hausa Hebrew Hindi-urdu Hixkaryana Hmong Huari Huasteco Hungarian Iai Inuit Iranxe Iraqw Irish Italian Jacaltec Japreria Jaqaru Jebero Jingpho Jivaro K'ekchi Kabardian Kaingang Kanakuru Kanuri Karen Karok Kawaiisu Kefa Khalkha Khanty Khasi Kirghiz Koma Komi Kotoko Kpan Kullo Kunama Kurdish Kwoma Lahu Lak Lithuanian Luiseno Lungchow Luo Lushootseed Maasai Maba Manchu Margi Mari Mazahua Mixe Mixtec Moghol Monguor Moxo Muinane Mumuye Mursi Nahuatl Navajo Neo-aramaic NepaliOH Nera Ngizim Noni Norwegian NorwegianCALST NorwegianFINAL NorwegianINITIAL Norwegian_Elverum Norwegian_Malm Norwegian_Oslo Norwegian_Sandnessjøen Norwegian_Stavanger Norwegian_Tromsø Norwegian_Trondheim Nubian Ocaina Ojibwa Ormuri Pacoh Paez Parauk Pashto Paya Phlong Po-ai Polish Pomo Quechua Quileute Resigaro Romanian Rutul Saami Sango Sedang Selkup Shilha Shiriana Shuswap Sierra miwok Sinhalese Siriono Socotri Somali Sui Tabi Tacana Taishan Tamasheq Tarascan Tarok Tehuelche Tigre Tlapanec Totonac Trumai Tseshaht Tulu Tunica Turkish Tuva Upper chehalis Uzbek Wapishana Wappo Wiyot Yakut Yoruba Yucatec Yuchi Zulu Zuni