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Phonemics and Romanization

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Romanizations
Notes on standard romanizations (and acceptable variations):

Plosives
velar: unvoiced = C (or K)
uvular: voiced = Q

Fricatives
bilabial: unvoiced = WH, voiced = BH
dental: unvoiced = TH, voiced = DH (or Þ and Ð if you're feeling fancy)
post-alv: unvoiced = SH, voiced = ZH
velar: unvoiced = KH (or X)
uvular: unvoiced = QH

Approximants
palatal = Y

Nasals
velar = NG (N before a velar or uvular consonant)

Affricates
unvoiced = CH, voiced = J

Vowels
close front: unrounded = I, rounded = W
near-close near-front: unrounded = Y
open-mid front: unrounded = E, rounded = Œ
open front: unrounded = A
close back: rounded = U
open back: rounded = O
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