Inventory Bikele (PH 1102)

Segment class Segment Marginal Allophones Representation

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

t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
˨ MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR
˦ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR
kp LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN SMALL LETTER P
LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCHWA
ŋmkp LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN SMALL LETTER P
n̠d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
iaː LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER A - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON
ieː LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER E - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON
ia LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER A
n̠t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
nt LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER T
˨˦ MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR
iɛː LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN E - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON
LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN O
ŋɡ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G
mb LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
ie LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER E
ŋmɡb LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
mp LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER P
ŋk LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER K
˦˨ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR
nd LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D