Gahuku (alek1238-2)

Young, Rosemary. The phonemes of Kanite, Kamano, Benabena, and Gahuku. 1962. sil16:12839

Consonants (13)

p b t k ʔ
s z ɣ
m n
w h

Vowels (5)

i u
e o

Tones (2)

˥ ˩


High tone is stated to contrast with either low tone or tonelessness. The former interpretation is taken here.

It's unclear from the source whether /b/ is a stop or a fricative; hh:phon:Tama:Alekano has it as a fricative.

A page may be missing from the copy of the source.

Allophonic rules