Kami (kham1282-3)

Chirkova, Katia. Phonological Profile of Kami, the Tibetan dialect of Mùlĭ. 2014. hh:phon:Chirkova:Kami

Consonants (56)

p b ⁿb (ⁿtʰ) t d ⁿd k g ⁿg
tsʰ ts dz ⁿdz tʂʰ ⁿdʐ tʃʰ ⁿdʒ tɕʰ ⁿdʑ
s z ʃʰ ʃ ʒ ɕʰ ɕ ʑ x ɣ
m n ɲ̥ ɲ ŋ̥ ŋ
ɹ̥ ɹ j w h ɦʲ
l

Vowels (16)

i ɯ ɯ̃ u (ũ)
e ə ɤ o
ɛ ɔ ɔ̃
a

Diphthongs (6)

(i̯e) u̯a u̯e u̯ẽ ui̯
ei̯

Tones (2)

˥˧ ˩˧

Notes

The consonant inventory given here is from the main consultant; other consultants have a slightly different inventory. See kham1282-4.

Voiceless nasals are pronounced [mm̥ʰ] etc.: "homorganic voiced nasal onsets but voiceless, slightly aspirated release".

/ɹ̥/ cannot appaer in word-initial position.

Allophonic rules