|Classification:||Austro-Tai, West Malayo-Polynesian|
|This language has||22 segments|
|Its Frequency index is||0.542229389 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)|
|The language has these sounds:||t k ? b d g P h s m n N r l j w i i_ u E O a|
|Comment:||Tiruray is spoken in Cotabato province, south-west Mindanao, Philippines. /w/ is described by Post (1966) as a 'bilabial nonsyllabic vocoid' and as a 'back vocoid' -- presumably it is labial-velar.|
|Source(s):||Post, U.R. 1966. The phonology of Tiruray. Philippine Journal of Science 95/3: 563-75.
Schlegel, S.A. 1971. Tiruray-English Lexicon. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London.