Akha (akha1245-4)

Dialect: Buli

Hayashi, Norihiko. A Phonological Sketch of Akha Buli: A Lolo-Burmese language of Luang Namtha, Laos. 2016. hh:phon:Hayashi:Akha-Buli

Consonants (26)

p b t d k g
tsʰ ts dz tɕʰ
s z ɕ x ɣ
m n ȵ ŋ

Vowels (11)

i y ɯ u
e ø ɤ o
ɛ ɔ

Syllabic consonants (1)

Tones (5)

˥ ˧ ˧̰ ˨˩ ˨˩̰


Hayashi analyzes creaky voice as a property of vowels, but since high tone and creaky voice can't co-occur, it's probably better analyzed as a property of tones.

Only nasals can appear as codas.

Allophonic rules