Nov28 –  A Constructed Language

Nov28 Phonology and Orthography

The tables show the relevent phonetic symbols (in IPA) with the corresponding orthographic (romanization) symbols. The letters used are:
a c d e f h i k l m n o p q r s t u x z ';
b, g, j, v, w, and y aren't used.

Vowel Qualities

There are 7 vowel phonemes.

Vowel Phonemes
  pre-front front central back
high l l ɻ r i i - - - u u
mid - - ə o -
low-mid - - ɛ e - -
low - - - ɑ a -

Consonant Qualities

There are 26 consonant phones and 14 consonant phonemes.

Consonant Phones
  labial coronal dorsal guttural
stop voiceless p p - - t t - - k k q q ʔ '
voiced - - d d* - - -
nasal voiced m m - - n n* - - ŋ n* ɴ n* -
affricate voiceless - - t͡ɬ z t͡s s t͡ʃ c - -
fricative voiceless - f f ɬ s ʃ ç h* x h* χ x h h*
voiced - v ɮ z ʒ ʝ ɣ ʁ -
flap voiced - - ɾ d* - - -

Syllables and Phonotactics

The possible syllable types are (C)V(V)(C).

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