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p b         t               k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
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  β         s                                  
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Selected languages: Tigak
UPSID number: 2425
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
The languages has 17 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Tigak is spoken in New Ireland province, northen, also Western Djaul Island in Papua New Guinea. Vowel sequences are interpreted as such and not as diphthongs or as vowel + glide combinations. /k/ and /g/ are described as "backed"; it is not clear if these should be considered uvular.
Sources: Beaumont, C.H. 1979. The Tigak language of New Ireland. (Pacific Linguistics Series B, 58). Australian National University, Canberra.