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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
  b         *t *d             k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f         *z ʃ ʒ                 ħ ʕ     h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                       
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l *l̰                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Ejective stops
            *tʼ                    
Ejective fricatives
                ʃʼ                  
Sibilant fricatives
            *s *sʼ                      
R-sounds
              *R *R̰                    
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Socotri
UPSID number: 4354
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic
The languages has 34 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Johnstone's account does not make explicit if laryngealized /l,r/ occur in Socotri or only in the related language Mehri.
Sources: Johnstone, T.M. 1975. The modern South Arabian languages. Afroasiatic Linguistics 1: 93-121. Leslau, W. 1938. Lexique Socotri. Klincksiek, Paris.