Inventory Wu Chinese (SPA)

Source name: Wu

Segment Representation Segment class Combined class

Consonants (Pulmonic)

Bilabial Labiodental Dental Alveolar Postalveolar Retroflex Palatal  Velar  Uvular Pharyngeal Glottal
Plosive p b t d ʈ ɖ c ɟ k ɡ q ɢ   ʔ  
Nasal m ɱ n ɳ ɲ ŋ ɴ
Trill ʙ r ʀ
Tap or Flap ɾ̪ ɾ ɽ
Fricative ɸ β f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ ʂ ʐ ç ʝ x ɣ χ ʁ ħ ʕ h ɦ
Lateral fricative ɬ ɮ
Approximant ʋ ɹ ɻ j ɰ
Lateral approximant l ɭ ʎ ʟ

Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents a voiced consonant. Shaded areas denote articulations judged impossible.

Consonants (Non-Pulmonic)

Clicks Voiced implosives
ʘ Bilabial ɓ Bilabial
ǀ Dental ɗ Dental/alveolar
ǃ (Post)alveolar ʄ Palatal
ǂ Palatoalveolar ɠ Velar
ǁ Alveolar lateral ʛ Uvular

Vowels

Vowel Quadrilateral
Front Central Back Close Close-mid Open-mid Open

Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents a rounded vowel.

Other Segments

ŋ̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
LATIN SMALL LETTER O - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW
˦ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR
b̤̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER B - COMBINING DIAERESIS BELOW - COMBINING RING BELOW
tz̤̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z - COMBINING DIAERESIS BELOW - COMBINING RING BELOW
LATIN SMALL LETTER M - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
˥˧˥ MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɡ̤̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - COMBINING DIAERESIS BELOW - COMBINING RING BELOW
d̤̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING DIAERESIS BELOW - COMBINING RING BELOW
ə̟ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCHWA - COMBINING PLUS SIGN BELOW
z̞̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER Z - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
˥ MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
õ̞ LATIN SMALL LETTER O - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW - COMBINING TILDE
tsʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H