Some Words

  Labial Dental Alveolar Retroflex Velar
Plosive  p  b    t  d  t’  d’   k  g
Nasal    m     n  n’   N
Fricative  f  v   T  D    s’  z’  x  G

plosive-nasal, plosive-fricative, fricative-nasal

i e a o u

 (L)V(C), 2-syllable words the most common

Given these, the following words are representative (using X-Sampa throughout):

oGDneapd’z’a
ugs’o
ebmekn’u
af
its’n’ig
fmuz’noi
Dnat’GNe
ed’akap
pfobmodz’n’obi
pmapfus’z’n’a
kxaz’n’a
d’Dovaxma
Tnaas’
z’n’et’d’z’ev
s’n’aav
bmatDnet’n’ugz’am
s’n’aif
uTot’
as’
eb
dna
tned’s’os’Nu
anpfi
enaid’z’i
bvu
d’n’as’n’ab
kNoTovos’
pmaTNe
iz’
Dneam
GNan’o
akxa
Tno
t’s’ot’z’af
fmimDnas’gGid’
s’n’iakz’aDnav
GNigz’n’ofNe
od’fmovafgGof
em
s’n’eon’
GNev
ed’d’z’uDna
z’n’oat’n’e
t’n’ut’fan’
att’n’a
d’z’eek
ud’ex
z’n’eopun
s’n’an
os’n’ed’

Not very promising, is it?  I think it’s the apostrophes for the retroflexes that makes it look so forbidding. But I actually kinda like them–heck, it’s better than PIE, with such charming (reconstructed) words as hrtgos, (é)ihxgeto, and ǵn̥h1yotām.  Next step, sound change rules for the daughters.

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