ao [ao]: low back short, low tone vowel combines with the mid back short, low tone vowel
Word: taos’nii’ [txaos.ʔniːʔ] “dough” Syllable type: CVVC.CVːC
Description: A two syllable word with two long closed syllables. In the first syllable of the word is an example of the diphthong, ao [ao], a low back short, low tone vowel [a] that combines with the mid back short, low tone vowel [o]. This syllable is closed with an alveolar fricative s [s]. The second syllable has a glottalized nasal 'n [ʔn] in the onset position.