Kuni-Boazi (kuni1265-1)

Dialect: Kuni

Fumey, Roland. Organised Phonology Data Kuni Dialect of the Kuni/Boazi Language [kvg] Western Province. 2006.

Consonants (19)

p b ⁿb t ⁿd k g ⁿg
f v s z x ɣ ⁿɣ
m n
l

Vowels (7)

i u
e o
ɛ ʌ
a

Diphthongs (20)

i̯a i̯e i̯u u̯a ui̯
e̯a ei̯ e̯o o̯a o̯ae̯ oe̯ o̯e oi̯ ou̯
ʌe̯ ʌi̯
ae̯ ai̯ ao̯ au̯

Tones (4)

˥ ˥˩ ˧ ˩

Notes

Syllable-initially, there's no contrast between mid and high diphthong onglide.

/q/ is given as a retracted velar /k̠/, realized as something like [ʌ̯ɣk̠].

The tone system is exceptionally difficult; the tone inventory here is taken from the orthographic description.

Allophonic rules