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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 *d             k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ                                
Fricative
  β                                         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
            *s                      
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Carib
UPSID number: 6807
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: S. American, Macro-Carib
The languages has 22 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Hoff, B.J. 1968. The Carib Language (Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 55). Nijhoff, The Hague. Peasgood, E.T. 1972. Carib phonology. In J.E. Grimes (ed.), Languages of the Guianas. Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of Oklahoma, Norman: 35-41.