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Labial
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Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
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Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b         t d ̰dˠ             k ɡ ɡʱ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ ŋˁ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ                                
Fricative
            s z ʃ ʒ         x                 ɦ
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Clicks
        |k |kʰ |kˠ ǀŋ̥ʰ ǀŋ̥ˀ ǀŋ̥ˀˠ |ŋ̤ |ɡˀˠ |ɡˠ |ɡ̤ !k !kʰ !kˠ !ŋ̥ʰ !ŋ̥ˀ !ŋ̥ˀˠ !ŋ̤ !ɡˀˠ !ɡˠ !ɡ̤         ǂk ǂkʰ ǂkˠ ǂŋ̥ʰ ǂŋ̥ˀ ǂŋ̥ˀˠ ǂŋ ǂŋ̤ ǂɡ ǂɡˀˠ ǂɡˠ ǂɡ̤        
Lateral clicks
                        ǂǂ ǂǂkˠ ǂǂŋ̥ʰ ǂǂŋ̥ˀ ǂǂŋ̥ˀˠ ǂǂʰ ǂǂŋ ǂǂŋ̤ ǂǂɡ ǂǂɡˀˠ ǂǂɡˠ ǂǂɡ̤        
Ejective stops
                      ɡʼ    
Ejective affricates
            tsʼ dzʼ tʃʼ dʒʼ                
Affricates
            ts tsʰ tsˠ tsˠ ts̤ tʃʰ tʃˠ dʒˠ tʃ̤                
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: !Xu
UPSID number: 4904
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Khoisan, Northern Khoisan
The languages has 141 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Snyman, J.W. 1969. An Introduction to the !Xu Language. Balkema, Cape Town. Snyman, J.W. 1975. Zu|'hoasi fonologie en Woordeboek. Balkema, Cape Town.