Phonemic inventory

Consonants
LabialAlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
Nasalmnŋ
Stopbtdkgʔ
Fricativefvszxɣ
Trillr
Resonantɾjɰ

Vowels
FrontCentralBack
Highiʉ
Mid-lowɛɔ
Lowaɒ

Syllable structure

(C1)(C2)V(G)(C3)(C4)

C1: a consonant other than /j/
C2: one of /g z ɾ ɰ/
V: a vowel
G: a semivowel; i.e. one of /j ɰ/
C3: one of /m n ŋ g z ɾ ɰ/
C4: one of /m n ŋ g f v s z x ɣ r ɾ ɰ/