What is a clicking?
Click is a term used to describe the action of pressing a mouse button (usually the left mouse button, if the mouse has two buttons) one or more times. Depending on the computer you are using or the software program you’re in changes the action performed when clicking the mouse button.
How do you write the clicking sound?
IPA notation and what clicks sound like
- The easiest clicks for English speakers are the dental clicks written with a single pipe, ⟨ǀ⟩.
- Next most familiar to English speakers are the lateral clicks, which are written with a double pipe, ⟨ǁ⟩.
- Then there are the labial clicks, written with a bull’s eye, ⟨ʘ⟩.
How many clicks is a Zulu?
Most Khoisan languages use four clicking sounds; the Southern languages use a fifth, the “kiss” click, as well. Gciriku and Yei, which are Bantu languages of Botswana and Namibia, have incorporated the four-click Khoisan system, but Zulu and Xhosa (also Bantu languages) have incorporated only three clicks.