Ama (amap1240-1)

Årsjö, Britten; Årsjö, Sören. Ama Organised Phonology Data. 1994.

Consonants (12)

p t k
ɸ s
m n
j w ({h})
ɭ

Vowels (8)

i
(e) (o̜)
(ɔ̜)
a (ã) ɒ̜

Diphthongs (4)

ʌ̯i ʌ̯u
ai̯ au̯

Tones (2)

˩˥ ˩˥˩

Notes

A phonemic nasal vowel appears in one word, /ã/ "tree".

/h/ only occurs preceding /a/ except in loanwords.

"All back vowels are more spread than rounded."

Allophonic rules