Choyu (quey1238-4)

Dialect: Rongpa

Suzuki, Hiroyuki; Wangmo, Sonam. An outline of the sound structure of Lhagang Choyu: A newly recognised highly endangered language in Khams Minyag. 2019.

Consonants (49)

p b t d k g q ɢ
tsʰ ts dz tʂʰ tɕʰ
f v s z ʂ ʐ ʃ ʒ ɕ ʑ x ɣ χ ʁ
m n ȵ̥ ȵ ŋ̥ ŋ
ɹ̥ j w

Vowels (23)

i ɨ ɨʵ ɨ̃ ʉ ʉʵ ʉ̃ u
e ə o
ɛ ɔ

Diphthongs (1)


Tones (2)

˥ ˩


'Complex vowels' are /ie iɛ io ue uɛ ua uə ye yə/ in addition to /ei/. Prenasalized and preaspirated consonants are said to exist, in addition to a wide variety of initial clusters, but are not listed.