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p b ⁿb         *t *d *ⁿd             k k͡p ɡ ɡ͡b ⁿɡ ⁿɡ͡b    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f v ⁿv         ʃ ʒ ⁿʒ                         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
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                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
          ɺ̢        
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Selected languages: Sango
UPSID number: 4143
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Adamawa.
The languages has 37 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Sango has 3 level tones. The segments analyzed here as palato-alveolars are described as "similar to but not identical with" English palato-alveolars.
Sources: Samarin. 1967. Basic course in Sango. Samarin. 1967b. A grammar of Sango.