The letter ʒ (upper case: Ʒ) is used as a letter in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
Sound value Edit
The sound is decribed as
- voiced palato-alveolar sibilant @ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voiced_palato-alveolar_sibilant
- voiced postalveolar fricative @ https://www.internationalphoneticassociation.org/content/ipa-pulmonic-consonants
In some environments it is impossible to write the letter ʒ, while all other letters of ISO 646 are available. The only unused letter in Uropi is q.
- q - in IPA is /q/ voiceless uvular stop (Wikipedia) or voiceless uvular plosive (IPA website)
Formerly it was proposed to use y, but this is now used for /y/. Also the x used to be unused, but now is used to write /x/.