Phoneme: h

IPA: [h]

h [h]: glottal fricative

Word: ch’íhini’ą́ [tʃ’ɪ́hɪnɪʔã́] “it’s sticking out"

Description: The voiceless glottal fricative in the pre-stem complex, intervocalic. This sound as a glottal fricative [h] appears only in coda position in stems and in the pre-stem complex of verbs. Note that Young and Morgan and others also use the letter ‘h’ to represent a velar fricative [x].