Inventory Chinese (UZ 2166)

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

aːŭ LATIN SMALL LETTER A - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON - LATIN SMALL LETTER U - COMBINING BREVE
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
˧˥ MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɔːĭ LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN O - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON - LATIN SMALL LETTER I - COMBINING BREVE
˨ MODIFIER LETTER LOW TONE BAR
ɐu LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED A - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
˧˩ MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-LOW TONE BAR
ʊ̟ LATIN SMALL LETTER UPSILON - COMBINING PLUS SIGN BELOW
ou LATIN SMALL LETTER O - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
tsʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
˧ MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR
aːĭ LATIN SMALL LETTER A - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON - LATIN SMALL LETTER I - COMBINING BREVE
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɵy LATIN SMALL LETTER BARRED O - LATIN SMALL LETTER Y
œ̞ LATIN SMALL LIGATURE OE - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
uːĭ LATIN SMALL LETTER U - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON - LATIN SMALL LETTER I - COMBINING BREVE
ɔ̽ LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN O - COMBINING X ABOVE
ɐi LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED A - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
˦ MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR
iːŭ LATIN SMALL LETTER I - MODIFIER LETTER TRIANGULAR COLON - LATIN SMALL LETTER U - COMBINING BREVE
ɪ̞ LATIN LETTER SMALL CAPITAL I - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW
ei LATIN SMALL LETTER E - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
˩˧ MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-LOW TONE BAR - MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR
LATIN SMALL LETTER A - COMBINING DOWN TACK BELOW
kʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S