Kiriwina (kili1267-1)

Lawton, Ralph. Topics in the Description of Kiriwina. 1993. hh:g:Lawton:Kiriwina

Consonants (19)

p b t d k g
s
m n
β̞ j w
l
ɾ

Vowels (5)

i u
ɛ ɔ
a

Diphthongs (6)

ei̯ ou̯
ɛu̯ ɔi̯
ai̯ au̯

Syllabic consonants (1)

Notes

/l n r/ are in free variation in some words.

Syllable structure is (C)V(m), but m̩ can't occur with an onset. (So it's really (C(V))(m).)

Allophonic rules