Inventory Mbuko (GM)

Source name: Mbuko

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

ɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
LATIN SMALL LETTER H - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
nd LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
dz LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
kp LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN SMALL LETTER P
ŋɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
mb LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
˨ MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR
ŋmɡb LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
˧ MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR
ŋɡ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G
ndz LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
˦ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR