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p ⁿb         t ⁿd             k ⁿɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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              ɾ                                
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            s                 ɣ                
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                              w                
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Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Selected languages: Baining
UPSID number: 8631
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Papuan, East Papuan
The languages has 22 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Baining is spoken on the Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Voiceless stops /p t k/ have voiced bilabial fricative, voiced alveolar flap and voiced velar fricative respectively common intervocalic variants. All vowels occur long and short.
Sources: Parker, Jim & Diana Parker. 1974. "A tentative phonology of Baining (Kakat dialect)". In Phonologies of Four Papua New Guinea Languages (Workpapers in Papua New Guinea Languages, vol. 4) Summer Institute of Linguistics, Ukarumpa: 5-43.