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p           *t               k   q  
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                             
Fricative
  β               ʒ         x ɣ     ħ          
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bilabial
Labio-dental
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            *s                      
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            *ts                      
 
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Selected languages: Atayal
UPSID number: 2407
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Atayalic
The languages has 26 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Atayal is spoken in the mountains in the North, South of the Ketagalam area in taiwan. Long /i:/ and /u:/ could be interpreted as /ij/ or /uw/.
Sources: Egerod, S. 1966. A statement on Atayal phonology. Artivus Asiae, Supplement 23: 120-30.