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p           t             k      
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  m           n             ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
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              ɹ           j   w                
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      l                  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Selected languages: Malakmalak
UPSID number: 8356
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Australian, Daly
The languages has 19 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Stops are voiced intervocalically and after voiced consonants, voiceless elsewhere. Initially, single consonants or the vowels /E, a/ appear. There are a large number of medial clusters, seven clusters with a liquid as first member occur finally.
Sources: Birk, D.B.W. 1975. The phonology of Malakmalak. Papers in Australian Linguistics 8 (Pacific Linguistics, Series A, 39): 59-78. Tryon, D.T. 1974. Daly Family Languages (Pacific Linguistics, Series C, 32). Australian National University, Canberra.