Inventory Kensei Nsei (PH 905)

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 S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER C - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER L - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ndʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER F - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER C - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ŋɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ŋk LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER K
LATIN SMALL LETTER F - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ntʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɟʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER DOTLESS J WITH STROKE - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ɲɟ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER DOTLESS J WITH STROKE
nt LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER T
mb LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ɡʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER B - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɟʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER DOTLESS J WITH STROKE - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
LATIN SMALL LETTER B - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ɲʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
nd LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D
ʒʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɲcʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER C - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ɲc LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER C
LATIN SMALL LETTER J - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ns LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
nsʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER S - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
LATIN SMALL LETTER T - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ŋʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɱf LATIN SMALL LETTER M WITH HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER F
ŋɡ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G