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Use base consonants only
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Plosive
p b         t d ̰dˠ             k ɡ ɡʰ      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ejective stops
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clicks
        |k |kʰ |kˠ ǀŋ̥ʰ ǀŋ̥ˀ ǀŋ̥ˀˠ |g |gˀˠ |gˠ |g̤ |ŋ̤ !k !kʰ !kˠ !ŋ̥ʰ !ŋ̥ˀ !ŋ̥ˀˠ !g !gˀˠ !gˠ !g̤ !ŋ̤         ǂk ǂkʰ ǂkˠ ǂŋ̥ʰ ǂŋ̥ˀ ǂŋ̥ˀˠ ǂg ǂgˀˠ ǂgˠ ǂg̤ ǂŋ ǂŋ̤        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral clicks
                        ǂǂ ǂǂkˠ ǂǂŋ̥ʰ ǂǂŋ̥ˀ ǂǂŋ̥ˀˠ ǂǂʰ ǂǂg ǂǂgˀˠ ǂǂgˠ ǂǂg̤ ǂǂŋ ǂǂŋ̤        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affricates
            ts tsʰ tsˠ tsˠ ts̤ tʃʰ tʃˠ dʒˠ tʃ̤                
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ejective affricates
            tsʼ dzʼ tʃʼ dʒʼ                
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ ŋˁ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ                                
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fricative
            s z ʃ ʒ         x                 ɦ
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
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Close
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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.