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Really :-? It's a fricative, not an affricate. Everyone I've ever heard say it - French and English - say /sa/. Francophones use a different vowel (and English speakers rarely manage the [y] of plus), but the fricative part is a simple /s/ (which again is probably different as between English and French speakers, but not in a way that stops the fricative being a fricative)....

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/tʃa:/ is a drink. ;-)

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And a bit of a dance. ;-)
 

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I'm sorry, I don't know anything about phonetics and I misunderstood the symbols.:oops:
 

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There is some confusion here.

The letter[FONT=&quot]ç’[/FONT][FONT=&quot] in the French word 'ça' is pronounced .[/FONT]

[FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]The IPA symbol [ç] is very close to the English [/FONT]/tʃ/
 

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Or a tea-dance after a fire with a vegetable that looks like a cross between rhubarb and celery. But this is getting silly.

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