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Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b             ʈ ɖ     k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
      v θ ð s                               h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l       ɭ            
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
            ts                      
 
Front
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Central
Near-back
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Close
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Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Rukai
UPSID number: 2417
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Tsouic
The languages has 27 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Rukai is spoken in West central Mountains West of the Pyuma in Taiwan.
Sources: Li, P.J-K. 1973. Rukai Structure (Special Publication 64). Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei. Li, P.J-K. 1977. The Internal Relationships of Rukai. Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica 48/1: 1-92.