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Plosive
  b         t d             k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
ɸ           s                               h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Close
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Open
Selected languages: Tiruray
UPSID number: 2431
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, W. Malayo-Polynesian
The languages has 22 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Tiruray is spoken in Cotabato province, south-west Mindanao, Philippines. /w/ is described by Post (1966) as a 'bilabial nonsyllabic vocoid' and as a 'back vocoid' -- presumably it is labial-velar.
Sources: Post, U.R. 1966. The phonology of Tiruray. Philippine Journal of Science 95/3: 563-75. Schlegel, S.A. 1971. Tiruray-English Lexicon. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London.