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Skxawng:
Phonetics and Phonology

Na’vi has 20 consonants, 7 vowels, 4 diphthongs, and 2 syllabic “pseudovowels,” rr and ll.

 ( ’ ) tìFtang, A, AW, AY, Ä, E, EW, EY, Fä, Hä, I, Ì,

KeK, KxeKx, LeL, ’Ll, MeM, NeN, NgeNg, O, PeP, PxePx,

ReR, ’Rr, Sä, TeT, TxeTx, Tsä, U, Vä, Wä, Yä, Zä

Na’vi      IPA       Literal      Approximate English Example‘ʔ“uh-oh”aaaah“father”äæahh“cat”, “pack”awawaou“noun”ayajeye“eye”, “fly”tst͡stSS“cats”eɛeh“then”ewɛwEh-w“Beowulf”eyɛjaey“hey”ffff“fool”ngŋnng“sing”, ”lungs”hhhh“ham”iiee“machine”, “prestige”ìɪiih“thin”, “bit”kkk’“skill”, ”escape”llll“left”, “bell”llḷlll“table”mmmm“man”, “ham”nnnn“no”, “tin”oooh“mow”, ”old”ppp’“spin”, ”happy”rɾrrdMore inforrṛtrtrtrStrongly trilled “r”ssss“see”, “city”ttt’“still”, ”plastic”uuoou“dude”vvvv“voice”, “have”www’“we”txtʼMore infokxkʼMore infopxpʼMore infoyjy’“yes”zzzz“zoo”

Spoiler: Original post from March 16, 2010, 09:20:29 pmATTENTION: The following image is somewhat outdated.
This link right here links to a great video on pronouncing each letter.



Work so far.  Feedback welcome and encouraged.

I'll keep updating as I go along.

wm.annis:
For strict IPA ay should be [aj] and ey [ɛj].

Also, the voiceless stops are unaspirated, which means that "skill" is a better English match than "kill," since English tends to aspirate initial voiceless stops.

Skxawng:
noted, Irayo!

Seze:
Maybe change your Idiot column header to Skxawng, otherwise looking good...

Tiri:
This is an awesome start.  ;D  For ng, do you mean glottal stop like Frommer described, or is heavy rear of throat something else here? :)  Irayo!

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