Language Mbya

Coordinates WGS8426°01'S, 52°43'W
-26.02, -52.71
Concept Orthographic form Tokens Simple Cognate Partial Cognate Notes Morphemes
Pulmonic Consonants
Place → Labial Coronal Dorsal Laryngeal
↓ Manner Bilabial Labio­dental Linguo­labial Dental Alveolar Palato-
alveolar
Retroflex Alveolo-
palatal
Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal
/ Epiglottal
Glottal
Nasal  m n ɲ ŋʷ ŋ
Stop p b t d  k  g ʔ
Sibilant affricate
Non-sibilant affricate
Sibilant fricative s ʃ ʒ
Non-sibilant fricative β v h
Approximant  j
Flap or tap
Trill r
Lateral affricate
Lateral fricative
Lateral approximant
Lateral flap
Implosive
Front Near-front Central Near-back Back Close Near-close Close-mid Mid Open-mid Near-open Open nasalized unrounded close front vowel iunrounded close front vowel ɨunrounded close central vowel ɨːlong unrounded close central vowel ɨ̃nasalized unrounded close central vowel ũːlong nasalized rounded close back vowel urounded close back vowel nasalized rounded close back vowel ẽːlong nasalized unrounded close-mid front vowel eunrounded close-mid front vowel nasalized unrounded close-mid front vowel long unrounded close-mid front vowel orounded close-mid back vowel nasalized rounded close-mid back vowel nasalized unrounded open front vowel unrounded open front with-high_tone vowel aunrounded open front vowel long unrounded open front vowel
Vowels
Other phonemes
from unrounded close front to unrounded close central diphthong
aĩ from unrounded open front to nasalized unrounded close front diphthong
ia from unrounded close front to unrounded open front diphthong
õe from nasalized rounded close-mid back to unrounded close-mid front diphthong
oi from rounded close-mid back to unrounded close front diphthong
ie from unrounded close front to unrounded close-mid front diphthong
ɨĩ from unrounded close central to nasalized unrounded close front diphthong
ɨi from unrounded close central to unrounded close front diphthong
mb from voiced bilabial nasal to voiced bilabial stop cluster
ao from unrounded open front to rounded close-mid back diphthong
ɨ̃i from nasalized unrounded close central to unrounded close front diphthong
from unrounded open front to unrounded close central diphthong
ae from unrounded open front to unrounded close-mid front diphthong
ue from rounded close back to unrounded close-mid front diphthong
oĩ from rounded close-mid back to nasalized unrounded close front diphthong
uĩ from rounded close back to nasalized unrounded close front diphthong
eu from unrounded close-mid front to rounded close back diphthong
ai from unrounded open front to unrounded close front diphthong
eĩ from unrounded close-mid front to nasalized unrounded close front diphthong
oã from rounded close-mid back to nasalized unrounded open front diphthong
nd from voiced alveolar nasal to voiced alveolar stop cluster
ui from rounded close back to unrounded close front diphthong
ɨa from unrounded close central to unrounded open front diphthong
w voiced labio-velar approximant consonant
oa from rounded close-mid back to unrounded open front diphthong
ua from rounded close back to unrounded open front diphthong
ei from unrounded close-mid front to unrounded close front diphthong
aɨ̃ from unrounded open front to nasalized unrounded close central diphthong
ɨe from unrounded close central to unrounded close-mid front diphthong