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p b         *t *d             k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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              *z ʃ ʒ                         h  
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                          j   w                
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      *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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            *s                      
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              *R                    
 
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Selected languages: Bakairi
UPSID number: 6856
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: South American, Macro-Carib
The languages has 29 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Bakairi is spoken in the Mato Grosso, Brazil. Wheatley, (1969, 1973) provides only sketchy information on the phonology. In particular it is not clear which vowels occur nasalized, but examples are cited with the nasalized vowels shown.
Sources: Wheatley, J. 1973. Pronouns and nominal elements in Bacairi discourse. Linguistics 104: 105-115. Wheatley, J. 1969. Bakairi verb structure. Linguistics 47: 80-100.