Central Yi (lolo1259-1)

Dialect: Yáo'ān

Merrifield, W. Scott. Yáo'ān Central Yi Phonology. 2012. hh:phon:Merrifield:Yaoan

Consonants (29)

p b t d k g ʔ
tsʰ ts dz tʃʰ
f v s z ʃ ʝ x ɣ
m n ŋ
w
l

Vowels (15)

ꭒ̠
i ɯ ɯ̠
ʊ̜ ʊ̜̠
e o
æ æ̠ a

Diphthongs (7)

i̯a i̯a̠ i̯æ̠ i̯ɛ i̯o i̯o̠ {u̯a}

Syllabic consonants (1)

Tones (3)

˥ ˧ ˨˩

Notes

Voiced stops are prenasalized in some surrounding villages, but not the village of Mayou.

Allophonic rules