Language name: DIYARI
UPSID number: 8367
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Australian, Pama-Nyungan
This language has 25 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.401773836 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p tD t c t. k d. m nD n nj n. N lD l l. lj r j r.A w i a u rT
Comment: Austin (1981) analyzes the alveolar trill /r/ as a stop /d/. This phoneme does not occur initially; intervocalically it is a trill; in post-nasal and post-lateral position it is a voiced stop with trilled release [dr]. This stop is considered epenthetic here.
Source(s): Austin, P.A. 1981. A Grammar of Diyari, South Australia. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York.

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