Uvular consonant

The uvular consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet are:

The Tlingit language of the Alaska Panhandle has ten uvular consonants, all of which are voiceless obstruents:

As with most trills, uvular trills are often reduced to a single contact, especially between vowels.

Unlike other uvular consonants, the uvular trill is articulated without a retraction of the tongue, and therefore doesn't lower neighboring high vowels the way uvular stops commonly do.