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Nyinpa Cone

Phylum: Sino-Tibetan

Genus: Tibetic

Lat/lon: 34.45727, 103.08387

ISO code: cde

Consonants

Basic short series

bilabiallabio-velaralveolarretroflexalveolo-palatalpalatalvelaruvularglottal
stopp, pʰ, bt, tʰ, dk, kʰ, g
trillr
fricatives, sʰ, zʂ, ʂʰɕ, ɕʰ, ʑx, xʰ, ɣʁh
affricatets, tsʰ, dzʈʂ, ʈʂʰ, ɖʐtɕ, tɕʰ, dʑ
nasalmnɲŋ
approximantwj
lateral approximantl, l̥

Short pre-nasalised series

bilabialalveolarretroflexalveolo-palatalvelar
stopⁿbⁿdⁿg
affricateⁿdzⁿɖʐⁿdʑ

Vowels

Basic short series

frontcentralback
closeiʉu
near-closeɪ
close-mideo
midə
open-midɛɔ
near-openæ
openɑ

Long series

frontcentralback
closeʉː
near-closeɪː
close-mid
openɑː

Long nasalised series

frontcentralback
closeĩːũː
close-midẽːõː
openãː

Short nasalised series

central
open

Tones

55, 52, 24, 121

Licit initial clusters

Ø

Licit finals

r

Licit syllabic templates

(C)V(C)

Source: Jacques, Guillaume. 2011. A phonological profile of Cone, ms. http://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-00632301.

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