Sika (sika1262-3)

Donohue, Mark. Sika Notes. 1993. hh:w:Donohue:Sika

Consonants (20)

p b t d k g ʔ
{dʒ}
β v s
m n ŋ
h
l ˀl
ɽ
r

Vowels (6)

i u
e ə o
a

Notes

All consonants are geminated following schwa.

/ˀl ɽ/ are derived diachronically from / ʔl ʔr/. /ⱱ/ is derived from /ʔv/ and /ʔb/. /ɽ/ may still be synchronically analyzable as /ʔr/, but the other two consonants must be taken as phonemic.

Allophonic rules