I / [ɑɪ] / Rising diphthong
L /[l]/ Alveolar lateral approximant
Various graphemes /[ə]/ Schwa
V /[v]/ Voiced labiodental fricative
Y /[j]/ Voiceless palatal approximant
U /[u]/ High back rounded vowel
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