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Labial
Coronal
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Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
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Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b       t               k      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n                  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ                                
Fricative
  β         s   ʃ                           h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                               
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Cayuvava
UPSID number: 6840
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: S. American, Equatorial
The languages has 33 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Initial /b,d/ have optional prenasalization. These and /dZ/ and /B/ are also prenasalized after nasalized consonants. Key analyzes /j,w/ as allophones of /i,u/ predictable from stress facts, but examples given conflict with his rule.
Sources: Key, H. 1961. Phonotactics of Cayuvava. International Journal of American Linguistics 27/2: 143-50.