Phonemic inventory

Consonants
LabialAlveolarPal. /
vel.
Glottal
Nasalmnŋ
Stoppɓ̰tɗ̰k
Fricativefsh
Approximantʋlj

Vowels
FrontCentralBack
Highiyu
Mid-higheøo
Lowa

Syllable structure

(C1)V(C2)

C1: a consonant
V: a vowel
C2: a sonorant; i.e. one of /m n ŋ h/

Allophony

Some words

/ŋekʰe/[ŋekʰe]
/ninhyh/[ninhyh]
/jyɗ̰am/[jy̰ɗ̰a̰m]
/kimkiŋa/[himhiŋa]
/mehekʰu/[mehehu]
/ŋahum/[ŋahum]
/kija/[hija]
/pʰaŋaŋy/[pʰaŋaŋy]
/senjin/[senʲjin]
/hikøn/[hikøn]
/niɗ̰en/[nḭɗ̰ḛn]
/kønsa/[køtsa]
/kʰalu/[kʰalu]
/heji/[heji]
/ŋuko/[ŋuqo]
/husoŋ/[husoɴ]
/hekufam/[hehufam]
/hakʰe/[hakʰe]
/ŋaɗ̰ankʰom/[ŋa̰ɗ̰a̰tkʰom]
/sumjo/[sumʲjo]
/kʰøse/[kʰøse]
/janɗ̰i/[janɾi]
/amhu/[amhu]
/fymjem/[fymʲjem]
/haki/[hahi]
/naŋu/[naŋu]
/tiŋsi/[t͡sik̟si]
/najam/[najam]
/jale/[jale]
/ŋomhantan/[ŋomhattan]

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