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inter apico- apico- lamino- dorso- bilabial dental alveolar domal alveolar velar stops p th t rt tj k nasals m nh n rn ny ng laterals lh l rl ly flap rr glides w r yThe vowels are i, a, u. Long vowels are written ii, aa, uu. Word-initially, and after a hyphen, rl, rn, rt are written l, n, t respectively. Especially within roots, /lyj,nyj/ may be written /lj,nj/ respectively. Alphabetical order is normal, with composite letters regarded as broken into constituents, except that initial /n/ always precedes initial /ng/. Hyphen is regarded as ordered before /a/.
A more complex orthography is used in von Brandenstein's grammar. The main differences from the above are:
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