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Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b                     k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              *r       ɽr    
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f v       *z                             h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
            *s                      
Sibilant affricates
        t̪s̪ d̪z̪                        
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Malagasy
UPSID number: 2410
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, W. Malayo-Polynesian
The languages has 25 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Malagasy is spoken in Madagascar and in Comoros Island in Africa.
Sources: Dahl, O.C. 1952. Etude de phonologie et de phonetique malagache. Norsk tidsskrift for Sprogvidenskap 16: 148-200. Dyen, I. 1971. Malagasy. In T.A. Sebeok (ed.), Current Trends in Linguistics, Vol 8, Linguistics in Oceania. Mouton, The Hague: 211-39.