morphology: consonants

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An initial is empty or one of the following single consonants or clusters, in any case not followed by another consonant:

_ r l c cr cl s sr sl _ _ _ _ j _ _ z _ _
f fr fl cf cfr cfl sf sfr sfl _ v vr vl jv jvr jvl zv zvr zvl
p pr pl cp cpr cpl sp spr spl _ b br bl jb jbr jbl zb zbr zbl
k kr kl ck ckr ckl sk skr skl _ g gr gl jg jgr jgl zg zgr zgl
t tr _ ct ctr _ st str _ _ d dr _ jd jdr _ zd zdr _
x xr xl _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
m mr ml cm cmr cml sm smr sml _ _ _ _ jm jmr jml zm zmr zml
n _ _ cn _ _ sn _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ tc _ _ ts _ _ _ _ _ _ dj _ _ dz _ _


There are in all 102 possible initials, including the empty one.

An initial-pair is an initial cluster that consist of exactly two consonants.

An affricate pair is one of tc, ts, dj, dz.

A consonant is a voiced consonant, an unvoiced consonant or a syllabic consonant.

A voiced consonant is one of b, d, g, j, v, z.

An unvoiced consonant is one of c, f, k, p, s, t, x.

A syllabic consonant is one of l, m, n, r.

l is zero or more commas and 'l' or 'L', not followed by h or l.

m is zero or more commas and 'm' or 'M', not followed by h or m or z.

n is zero or more commas and 'n' or 'N', not followed by h or n or an affricate.

r is zero or more commas and 'r' or 'R'.not followed by h or r.

f is zero or more commas and 'f' or 'F', not followed by h or f or any voiced consonant.

p is zero or more commas and 'p' or 'P', not followed by p or P or any voiced consonant.

t is zero or more commas and 't' or 'T', not followed by h or t or any voiced consonant.

k is zero or more commas and 'k' or 'K', not followed by h or k or x or any voiced consonant.

x is zero or more commas and 'x' or 'X', not followed by h or x or k or c or any voiced consonant.

c is zero or more commas and 'c' or 'C', not followed by h or c or s or x or any voiced consonant.

s is zero or more commas and 's' or 'S', not followed by h or s or c or any voiced consonant.

j is zero or more commas and 'j' or 'J', not followed by h or j or z or any unvoiced consonant.

z is zero or more commas and 'z' or 'Z', not followed by h or z or j or any unvoiced consonant.

b is zero or more commas and 'b' or 'B', not followed by h or b or any unvoiced consonant.

d is zero or more commas and 'd' or 'D', not followed by h or d or any unvoiced consonant.

g is zero or more commas and 'g' or 'G', not followed by h or g or any unvoiced consonant.

v is zero or more commas and 'v' or 'V', not followed by h or v or any unvoiced consonant.

h is zero or more commas and ' ' ' or 'h', followed by a nucleus.