Phonemic inventory

Consonants
LabialAlveolarPalatoalv.
sibilant /
palatal
Velar
Nasalmnɲ
Stoppbtdt͡ʃd͡ʒk
Fricativefvsʃx
Approximantl

Vowels
FrontCentralBack
Highiu
Mid-higheo
Mid-lowɛɛːɔɔː
Lowa

Syllable structure

(C1)V(C2)

C1: a consonant
V: a vowel
C2: an alveolar consonant other than /d/; i.e. one of /n t s l/

Allophony

Some words

/vokene/[vokene]
/detlɔ/[del̥lɔ]
/pixɛ/[pixɛ]
/delɛ/[delɛ]
/xɛkad͡ʒi/[xɛkad͡ʒi]
/t͡ʃikɛ/[t͡ʃikɛ]
/ut͡ʃɛ/[ut͡ʃɛ]
/leki/[leki]
/tɛt͡ʃonu/[tɛt͡ʃonu]
/laːe/[laːe]
/tɛxa/[tɛxa]
/d͡ʒoːkɔːsa/[d͡ʒoːkɔːsa]
/lexa/[lexa]
/t͡ʃad͡ʒeː/[t͡ʃad͡ʒeː]
/koːɲɔ/[koːɲɔ]
/saa/[saa]
/kɛe/[kɛe]
/baxe/[baxe]
/kaːlɔːt/[kaːlɔːt]
/aːpe/[aːpe]
/kikɛ/[kikɛ]
/t͡ʃea/[t͡ʃea]
/t͡ʃileː/[t͡ʃileː]
/texiːkeː/[texiːkeː]
/kili/[kili]
/kit͡ʃeː/[kit͡ʃeː]
/kavite/[kavite]
/tɛliːta/[tɛliːta]
/loli/[loli]
/t͡ʃɛxɛ/[t͡ʃɛxɛ]

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