Place and manner exercises

From Urhobo (the "rh" denotes a voiceless alveolar trill), an Edo language of Mid-Western Nigeria. From Kelly, J. (1969) Vowel patterns in the Urhobo noun. Journal of West African Languages 6, 21-26, and other notes from J. Kelly. An acute accent denotes high tone; a grave accent denotes a downstepped high tone; the absence of an accent on a vowel denotes low tone.
 

Urhobo   
English gloss
    
Urhobo   
English gloss
p
scar


throat
ete
ward

osa
debt
eki
market

oʃɔ
fear
obɔ
hand

x
dance
ame
water

zo
bushbuck
d
chest

ʒ
suffering
en
carrying-pad


broom
oɟa
soap

ɔre
tsetse fly
owɔ
leg

eβe
kolas
aje
woman


stake

bat

ɲ
lobsters
ero
eyes

ek
villages