Table 1: Bunong Phonemes & Consonants

Labial

Alveolar

Palatal

Velar

Glottal

Stops—voiceless

p

t

c

k

ʔ

Stops—aspirated

Stops—implosive

ɓ

ɗ

Stops—voiced

b

d

ɟ

g

Fricatives

យ្ស

h

Nasals

m

n

ɲ

ŋ

Liquids

l
r


Approximants

w

j

Glottalized approximants

ʔw

អ្វ

ʔj

អ្យ

Table 2: Vowel Symbols

Front

Central

Back

Extra-
short

Normal

Extra-
short

Normal

Extra-
short

Normal

High

(ĭ)1

កិ

i

កី

ə̆

កឺៈ

ɨ

កឺ

កុ

u

កូ

Mid

(ĕ)

កេៈ

e

កេ

ɵ̆2

កឹ

ɵ

កើ

3

កោៈ

o

កោ

Low

(ɛ̆)

កែៈ

ɛ

កែ

កាៈ
កាក់

a

កា

ɔ̆

ក៝ៈ
ក៝ក់

ɔ

ក៝

1 These three extra-short front vowels are not phonemic, but are represented in the writing system.

2 The distinction between high and mid central vowels is not phonemic.

3 The distinction between high and mid back vowels is not phonemic.