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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         *t *tʲ *d *dʲ       ɖ     k ɡ q  
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              *r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
      v             ʂ ʐ                        
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *lʲ                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
          ɺ̢        
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                    ʈʂ              
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Paiwan
UPSID number: 2434
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Paiwanic
The languages has 26 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Kulalao dialect. Paiwan is spoken in upland areas of Pingtung and Taitung counties in Southern Taiwan. /v/ is [w] in syllable-final position but a fricative when prevocalic. It may be bilabial rather than labio-dental.
Sources: Ferrel, R. 1982. Paiwan dictionary. Canberra: Dept. of Linguistics nad Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University. Ho, Dah-an, 1977 The phonological system of Butonglu: a Paiwan dialect. (Paiwanyu danlu Fangyan de yinyun xitong) BIHP 48/4: 595-618.