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Matukar Letters Phonetic Symbol English Example Phonetic Description
P p p pat’ voiceless bilabial plosive
B b b bat’ voiced bilabial plosive
T t t toe’ voiceless alveolar plosive
D d d dog’ voiced alveolar plosive
K k k cat’ voiceless velar plosive
G g g go’ voiced velar plosive
F f f fool’ labio-dental voiceless fricative
S s s so’ voiceless alveolar fricative
H h h had’ voiceless glottal fricative
M m m moon’ bilabial nasal
N n n no’ alveolar nasal
Ng ng ŋ ‘sing velar nasal
L l l late’ alveolar lateral approximant
R r r Not found in English alveolar trill
W w w wind’ voiced labial-velar approximant
Y y j yak’ palatal glide
A a a ‘father’ low back unrounded vowel
E e ɛ ‘fret’ mid front unrounded vowel
I i i ‘bee high front unrounded vowel
O o o ‘so mid back rounded vowel
U u u ‘soup’ high back rounded vowel

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