Inventory Standard Chinese (Beijing) (EA 2457)

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

ɹ̪̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
iau LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER A - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
ʃ̺ LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - COMBINING INVERTED BRIDGE BELOW
uai LATIN SMALL LETTER U - LATIN SMALL LETTER A - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
iou LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER O - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
ei LATIN SMALL LETTER E - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL
uei LATIN SMALL LETTER U - LATIN SMALL LETTER E - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
tsʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɹ̺ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R - COMBINING INVERTED BRIDGE BELOW
ua LATIN SMALL LETTER U - LATIN SMALL LETTER A
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
au LATIN SMALL LETTER A - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
uo LATIN SMALL LETTER U - LATIN SMALL LETTER O
t̠ʃ̺ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - COMBINING INVERTED BRIDGE BELOW
ou LATIN SMALL LETTER O - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
iu LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER U
ɕ LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL
tɕʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ai LATIN SMALL LETTER A - LATIN SMALL LETTER I
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
LATIN SMALL LETTER U - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCHWA
ia LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER A
ye LATIN SMALL LETTER Y - LATIN SMALL LETTER E
t̠ʃ̺ʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - COMBINING INVERTED BRIDGE BELOW - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ie LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER E