Inventory Nyamwezi (PH)

Source name: Kinyamwezi

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

˩˥ MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-LOW TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR
ɱ̥f LATIN SMALL LETTER M WITH HOOK - COMBINING RING BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER F
d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
ŋ̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - COMBINING RING BELOW
n̠d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
˦ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR
nd LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D
t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING RING BELOW
˨ MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR
ns LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
n̠̥t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - COMBINING RING BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
ŋɡ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G
mb LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
LATIN SMALL LETTER M - COMBINING RING BELOW
ɱv LATIN SMALL LETTER M WITH HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER V
nz LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
ɲ̥ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - COMBINING RING BELOW
n̥ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING RING BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH