Pronunciation

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Vowels

Pronounciation of vowel sounds referenced to Kelabit and Bahasa Malaysia (where available):

Kelabit Bahasa Malaysia Phonetics (IPA) Chart
' Pa', i'it, doo', tu'uh () [ Ɂ ]
a alai anjing [ ɐ ]
aa aang () [ ɐ: ]
e temabu' bekas [ Ә ]
ey tungey meja [ Ԑ ]
i mikat ikan [ i ]
ii iih () [ i: ]
io ngerio () [ i ͦ ]
iu bariu, keniu () [ i ͧ ]
o ngalo orang [ ]
oo doo' () [ ᴐ: ]
u uluh buku [ u ]
uu puung () [ u: ]
ui apui () [ u ͥ ]

Consonants

Pronounciation of consonants are the same as in Bahasa Malaysia with the following additional sounds in Kelabit :

Kelabit
bp ebpa', ebpul, Debpur
dt edteh, edto
gk Gugkang, ngegkang, tegkang