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Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p b         *t *d     ʈ ɖ     k ɡ ɡ͡b    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
m           *n     ɳ̥ ɳ ɲ̥ ɲ ŋ̊ ŋ̥͡m̥ ŋ ŋ͡m    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
ɸ β f   θ ð     ʃ           x               h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
              ɹ             ʍ w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
            ɭ̥ ɭ            
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
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            *s                      
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Selected languages: Iai
UPSID number: 2422
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, E. Malayo-Polynesian
The languages has 52 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Iai is spoken in Ouvea Island, Loyality Islands in New Caledonia.
Sources: Haudricourt, A.G. 1971. New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands. Current Trends in Linguistics (T. Sebeok ed.) 8: 359-396. Ozanne-Rivierre, F. 1976. Le Iaai. SELAF, Paris. Tryon, D.T. 1968. Iai Grammar (Pacific Linguistics, Series B, 8). Australian National University, Canberra.