Tok Abau

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Tok Abau
Tokples istap long Papua Niugini
Rijen Sandaun
Total spikas 4,500–5,000
Famili bilong tokples Sepik
Ol kod bilong tokples
ISO 639-2 paa
ISO 639-3 aau

Tok Abau emi wanpela tok ples bilong Papua Niugini, long Sandaun provins. Long 2002, i bin klostu 4,500 o 5,000 spikas, na dispela namba i no bin kisim moa smol long nambawan nambaim stret tru inap long yia 1970s.

Ponoloji[senisim | edit source]

Vowels[1]
Front Central Back
Close i u
Close-mid e ə o
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Open a

/ə/ appears only in medial positions.[1]

Consonants[1]
Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n
Plosive p k
Fricative s h
Flap r
Approximant j w

/r/ has several allophones: word-initially, it is [l], after /n/ it is [d], [r] intervocalically, and [t] or [ɺ] word-finally. /h/ becomes [ç] before /i/ and [ɸ] before /u/. Plosives are voiced when following nasal consonants.[1]

Notes[senisim | edit source]

(Dispela pes Tok Abau em i liklik tumas. Yu inap raitim moa sapos yu laik halivim Wikipedia. Hau?)