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** IPA symbol [j]
tʃ - is written as ch in words like cha - go, kichɔk - axe
dʒ - is written as j in words like uja - man, ji - eat
k͡p - is written as kp in words in words like kpa - have, likpuul - funeral
ɡ͡b - is written as gb in words like gbaa - beat, gbin - tether, tie
ɲ - is written as ny in words like nyi - know, unyoon - bird
ŋ - is maintained as ŋ in words like ŋa - do, liŋuul - anger
ŋ͡m - is written as ŋm in words like ŋmee - write, uŋmal - moon
High tone is marked with the letter h following a vowel in cases where it is necessary to separate meaning.
upii - woman, upiih - sheep
unyoon - bird, unyoohn - scorpion
But tone is also used grammatically in
Waa buen kisaak - He did not go to farm
Waah buen kisaak na ... - When he went to farm ...