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Labial
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Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p b             ʈ ɖ     k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n           ɲ   ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f     ð s                                  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
          ɺ̢        
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                               
 
Front
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Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
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Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Moro
UPSID number: 4101
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Kordofanian
The languages has 29 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: The Blacks consider a number of syllable-initial nasal+stop and liquid+stop clusters to be unit phonemes. Voiced dental and retroflex stops seem to be limited to occurrence in these clusters. Schadeberg treats [6D] as an allophone of /dD/.
Sources: Black, Mr. and Mrs. K. 1971. The Moro Language: Grammar and Dictionary (Linguistic Monograph Series 6). Sudan Research Unit, University of Khartoum, Khartoum. Schadeberg, 1981. A Survey of Kordofanian, vol. 1. H. Buske, Hamburg.