Language name: MALAKMALAK
UPSID number: 8356
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Australian, Daly
This language has 19 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.458396546 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p t k m n N l r j w i a rA t_ n_ l_ o/_ E U
Comment: Stops are voiced intervocalically and after voiced consonants, voiceless elsewhere. Initially, single consonants or the vowels /E, a/ appear. There are a large number of medial clusters, seven clusters with a liquid as first member occur finally.
Source(s): Birk, D.B.W. 1975. The phonology of Malakmalak. Papers in Australian Linguistics 8 (Pacific Linguistics, Series A, 39): 59-78.
Tryon, D.T. 1974. Daly Family Languages (Pacific Linguistics, Series C, 32). Australian National University, Canberra.

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