|Plosive||t[t] d[d]||k[k] g[g]|
|Fricative||s[s] z[z]||sh[ʃ] zh[ʒ]||h[x] gh[ɣ]||h[h]|
There are several allophonic rules for Gnollish consonants.
- /t/ is [ts] when followed by /í/ or /i/ and [t] elsewhere.
- /d/ is [dz] when followed by /í/ or /i/ and [d] elsewhere.
- /s/ is [sh] when followed by /í/ or /i/ and [s] elsewhere.
- /z/ is [zh] when followed by /í/ or /i/ and [z] elsewhere.
- /k/ is [kw] when followed by /ú/ or /o/ and [k] elsewhere.
- /g/ is [gw] when followed by /ú/ or /o/ and [g] elsewhere.
- /h/ is [h] when between two vowels but [x] elsewhere.
- /ll/ is [ɮ] when between two vowels but [ɬ] elsewhere.
- /l/ is [l] when in the onset of a syllable and [ʟ] when in the coda.
- /gh/ may be pronounce as either [ɣ] or [ɰ]. Both are considered correct and used interchangably.
|Front||Near Front||Central||Near Back||Back|
Common diphthongs are ay[aj], ey[ej], oy[oj], aw[aw], and iw[iw].
Gnollish tends to have fairly free phonotactics. Gnollish syllables can take the form (C)(C)V(C)(C). C stands for consonant and V stands for Vowel.
The following consonent clusters are allowed to begin a word: st, zd, sk, zg, ts, dz, ks, gz, tr, dr, ty, dy, kr, gr, kl, gl, ky, gy, sn, zn, sr, sl, sy, zr, zl, zy, hr, hy, ghr, ghy, ny, gny.
The following consonent clusters are allowed to end a word: kt, gd, ts, dz, ks, gz, st, zd, sk, zg, ht, ghd, sn, zn,sng, zng,nt, nd, ngk, ngg, rt, rd, lt, ld, lk, lg, rs, ls, lz, rz, rn, rng, ln, lng.
The following consonent clusters are allowed medially: Haven't decided yet.