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Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p           t   t̠ʰ           k   q  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n             ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
            r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
ɸ β         s z             x ɣ χ ʁ         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
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Near-back
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Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
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Near-open
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Front
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Central
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Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Nivkh
UPSID number: 2700
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Paleo-Siberian
The languages has 35 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Austerlitz, R. 1956. Gilyak nursery words. Word 12: 260-5. Kreinovich, E.A. 1937. Fonetika Nivkhskogo (gilyatskogo) Jazyka. Gosudarstvennoe Uchebno-pedagogicheskoe Izdatel'stvo, Moscow and Leningrad. Panfilov, V.Z. 1962. Grammatika Nivkhskogo Jazyka, I. Akademia Nauk, Moscow and Leningrad. Panfilov, V.Z. 1968. Nivkhskij jazyk. In V.V. Vinogradov (ed.), Jazyki Narodov SSSR, Vol. 5. Nauka, Moscow and Leningrad: 408-34. Zinder, L.R., Matusevich, M.I. 1937. Eksperimental'noe issledovanie fonem nivkhskogo iazyka. Appendix to Kreinovich, E.A., 1937, Fonetika nivkhskogo (gilyatskogo) iazyka. Gosudarstvennoe Uchebno-pedagogicheskoe Izdatel'stvo, Moscow and Leningrad.