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Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p                           k      
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
                                            h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                              w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
Central
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Close
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Close-mid
Mid
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Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Hawaiian
UPSID number: 2424
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Austronesian, E. Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Polynesian.
The languages has 13 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Hawaian is spoken in Hawai, USA.
Sources: Pukui, M.K. and Elbert, S.H. 1965. Hawaiian-English Dictionary, 6th ed. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. Pukui, M.K. and Elbert, S.H. 1979. Hawaiian Grammar. University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu. Schutz, A.J. 1981. A reanalysis of the Hawaiian vowel system. Oceanic Linguistics 20/1: 1-43.