Inventory Yeyi (PH 853)

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

ɡǃ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - LATIN LETTER RETROFLEX CLICK
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER RETROFLEX CLICK
ɡʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER N - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
kǀʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
pʲʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɡǀ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
kǃ̪ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER RETROFLEX CLICK - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW
kǀʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
kǀ̪ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK - COMBINING BRIDGE BELOW
ɟʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER DOTLESS J WITH STROKE - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER B - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
t̠ʃʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER J - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ŋʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER F - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
tsʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
kǃʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER RETROFLEX CLICK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɲʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
dz LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
ɻʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED R WITH HOOK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER H - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER M - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER V - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
tsʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER R - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
LATIN SMALL LETTER M - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
βʲ GREEK SMALL LETTER BETA - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
kʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
kǀʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER K - LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
ʃʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
tʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER B - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER D - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
cʷʰ LATIN SMALL LETTER C - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H
LATIN SMALL LETTER D - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
dzʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER C - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL H