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General informationEdit

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Consonants
Bilabial Labiodental Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b t d k g
Fricative f s ç x χ
Affricate t͡s
Approximant j
Flap or tap ɾ
Trill r
Lat. app. l

NasalsEdit

In Yanish, the sounds /m/, /n/ and /ŋ/ are considered allophones. /m/ is used before bilabial plosives, /n/ is used before alveolar plosives and /ŋ/ is used before velar plosives. Additionally, /n/ is used in all other environments.

FricativesEdit

In Yanish, the sounds /ç/, /x/ and /χ/ are considered allophones. /ç/ is used after front vowels, /x/ and /χ/ are used after back vowels as well as in the onset of a syllable. /x/ and /χ/ are used in free variation.

RhoticsEdit

In Yanish, the sounds /ɾ/ and /r/ are used in free variation.

VowelsEdit

Vowels
Front Central Back
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open a

AlphabetEdit

Alphabet
Letter Sound(s)
A /a/
B /b/
C /t͡s/
D /d/
E /e/
F /f/
G /g/
H /ç/ ~ /x/ ~ /χ/ explanation
I /i/
J /j/
K /k/
L /l/
M /m/ ~ /n/ ~ /ŋ/ explanation
N /ɲ/
O /o/
P /p/
R /ɾ/ ~ /r/ explanation
S /s/
T /t/
U /u/

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