Ikwerre can be comfortably written with the following 28 letters.
a b ch d e ẹ f g gh gw
h i ị j k kw l m n n̄ nw
ny n̄ o ọ p r s t u ụ v w wh y z.
In addition to the above letters, Ikwerre has the following long vowels: ee, ẹe, oo, ọo
The vowels are as follows: i e o u ị ẹ ọ ụ a
open vowels: i e o u
close/narrow vowels: ị ẹ ọ ụ
Syllabic nasals: mm, nn.
The language has 9 vowels working in harmony in what linguists call 'Vowel Harmony.'
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