Inventory Mvumbo (PH 947)

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

ŋk LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER K
ɱv LATIN SMALL LETTER M WITH HOOK - LATIN SMALL LETTER V
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ɥ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED H
nd LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER D
ɡʲ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
ɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
nz LATIN SMALL LETTER N - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL J
LATIN SMALL LETTER P - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
t̠ʃ LATIN SMALL LETTER T - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH
ŋɡ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G
mbʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
w LATIN SMALL LETTER W
LATIN SMALL LETTER J - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
mb LATIN SMALL LETTER M - LATIN SMALL LETTER B
ʃʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ESH - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
βʷ GREEK SMALL LETTER BETA - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
bv LATIN SMALL LETTER B - LATIN SMALL LETTER V
ŋkʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER K - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
ŋɡʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER ENG - LATIN SMALL LETTER SCRIPT G - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
d̠ʒ LATIN SMALL LETTER D - COMBINING MINUS SIGN BELOW - LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
ɲʷ LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH LEFT HOOK - MODIFIER LETTER SMALL W
dz LATIN SMALL LETTER D - LATIN SMALL LETTER Z
ts LATIN SMALL LETTER T - LATIN SMALL LETTER S
pf LATIN SMALL LETTER P - LATIN SMALL LETTER F