Pharyngeal Vowels

Some articles on vowels, pharyngeal vowels:

Gǀui Dialect - Phonology - Vowels
... Gǀui has five modal vowels, a e i o u, three nasal vowels, ã ẽ õ, and two pharyngeal vowels, aˤ oˤ ... Gǀui also has breathy-voice vowels, but they are described as part of the tone system ... Only the five modal vowels a e i o u occur in monomoraic (CV or V) roots, which except for the noun χò 'thing, place, case' are all grammatical morphemes ...

Famous quotes containing the word vowels:

    These equal syllables alone require,
    Though oft the ear the open vowels tire;
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)