Nga'o (nage1237-1)

Dialect: Western (Watumite)

Elias, Alexander. Lio and the Central Flores languages. 2018. hh:hvphont:Elias:Lio

Consonants (24)

p b ɓ d ⁿd ɗ k g ʔ
f s ɣ
m n ŋ
j w (h)

Vowels (6)

i u
e ə o


/ɟʎ͓|ʎ͓/ is an "optionally pre-stopped voiced palatal lateral fricative".

We have /p k pʰ tʰ kʰ/ for Elias's /b̥ g̥ p t k/ - Elias's voiceless series is "normally produced with heavy aspiration". /p k/ are from denasalization of ⁿb ⁿg, but /ⁿd/ is preserved.

Allophonic rules