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Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p b         *t *tʰ *d *d̰             k kʷʰ   q  
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
m         *n̊ *n *n̰         ɲ̥ ɲ ɲ̰ ŋ̊ ŋ̊ʷ ŋ ŋʷ ŋ̰    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
ɸ             *z ʃ           x ɣ ɣ̰   ʁ         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sibilant fricatives
            *s                      
Affricates
            ts tsʰ   tʃʰ                  
 
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Selected languages: Sui
UPSID number: 2403
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Li-Kam-Tai
The languages has 54 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Sui is spoken in the districts of Sandu and Libo in Guizhou and district of Nandan in Gungxi in China. Sui has 6 tones in non-checked syllables, but only 2 iun syllables ending in /p,t,k/. Since /-w/ only occurs with velars these have been interpreted as labialized velars.
Sources: Li, F-K. 1948. The distribution of initials and tones in the Sui language. Language 244: 160-7.