Mwotlap (motl1237-1)

Crowley, Terry. Mwotlap. 2002. wals:1268

Consonants (16)

ⁿb t ⁿd k kpʷ
v s ɣ
m n ŋ ŋmʷ
j w h

Vowels (7)

i u
e o
ɛ ɔ


"The phonemes /kpʷ/ and /ŋmʷ/ are phonetically complex, beginning with a distinct velar onset and ending with a rounded labial release. The release for the stop is also somewhat imploded."

Earlier Mwotlap had /r/, but it became /j/.

Allophonic rules