Inventory Nuosu (Black Yi) (EA 2483)

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

LATIN SMALL LETTER M - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ⁿb SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
LATIN SMALL LETTER V - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ie LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER E
ɲ̊ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - COMBINING RING ABOVE
t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
LATIN SMALL LETTER N - COMBINING RING BELOW
tɕʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
tsʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ia LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER A
ⁿdz SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
ⁿd̠ʒ SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
ɹ̪̹̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW - COMBINING RIGHT HALF RING BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
dz LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɹ̪̩ˠ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL GAMMA
ⁿɖʐ SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D WITH TAIL - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH RETROFLEX HOOK
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ʈʂ LATIN SMALL LETTER T WITH RETROFLEX HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER S WITH HOOK
LATIN SMALL LETTER M - COMBINING RING BELOW
io LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER O
LATIN SMALL LETTER L - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ɻ̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R WITH HOOK - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
ʈʂʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T WITH RETROFLEX HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER S WITH HOOK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ⁿdʑ SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH CURL
ⁿɡ SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G
ɻ̹̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R WITH HOOK - COMBINING RIGHT HALF RING BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
ɕ LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL
ⁿd SUPERSCRIPT LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɹ̪̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
t̠ʃʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH CURL
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CURL
LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN O
ʒ̩ LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH - COMBINING VERTICAL LINE BELOW
d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
ɖʐ LATIN SMALL LETTER D WITH TAIL - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH RETROFLEX HOOK
LATIN SMALL LETTER I - LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN E