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Najdi Arabic

Phylum: Semitic

Genus: Arabic

Lat/lon: 24.962309, 45.770789

ISO code: ars

Consonants

Basic short series

bilabiallabio-velarlabio-dentaldentalalveolarpostalveolarpalatalvelaruvularpharyngealglottal
stopbd̪, t̪ɟg, kɢ
fricativefð, θz, sʃʁ, χʕ, ħh
affricatedʒ, tʃ
approximantwj

Short pharyngealised series

dentalalveolar
stopt̪ˤ
fricativeðˤ

Vowels

Basic short series

frontcentralback
closeiu
opena

Long series

frontcentralback
close
close-mid
open

Licit initial clusters

CC

Licit syllabic templates

(C)CV(C)

Source: Ingham, Bruce. 1994. Najdi Arabic: Central Arabian. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: J. Benjamins Pub. Co.

Contributed by: Dmitry Nikolaev (dnikolaev@fastmail.com)