Faiwol (faiw1243-2)

Mecklenburg, Frank. Faiwol Organised Phonology Data. 1992.

Consonants (13)

b t d k g
f s
m n ŋ
j w

Vowels (5)

i u
e o

Diphthongs (7)

u̯a u̯e ui
ei̯ oi̯
ai̯ au̯


"The three classes of words: noun, modifier, and verb each have their own pattern of pitch. The functional load of pitch is low with only a few minimal pairs with pitch differences." Stress is also phonemic.

Allophonic rules