Phonemic inventory

Consonants
BilabialAlveolarAlveolar
sibilant
RetroflexRetroflex
sibilant
VelarRounded
velar
Glottal
Nasalmnɳ
Stoppbɓ̰tdɗ̰t͡st͡sʼd͡zʈʈʼɖɗ̢̰ʈ͡ʂʈ͡ʂʼɖ͡ʐkʔ
Fricativeɸsʂh
Tapɾɽ
Approximantlɭɰw

Vowels
FrontBack
Highiu
Mid-lowɛɔ
Lowæ

Syllable structure

(C1)(R)V(C2)(C3)(C4)

C1: a consonant
R: one of /l ɭ w/
V: a vowel
C2: one of /m n ɳ s ʂ l ɭ ɰ w/
C3: one of /m n p pʼ b t tʼ d k kʼ ʔ ɓ̰ ɗ̰ t͡s t͡sʼ d͡z ɸ ʂ h ɾ l ɰ w/
C4: one of /ʔ s ʂ h l ɭ w/