Australian Languages

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Transcription Of Australian Aboriginal Languages - Early Writing
... At first, Australian languages were written following English spelling conventions, as it sounded to the writer ... This meant that sounds which were distinguished in Australian languages but not in English were written identically, while at the same time sounds which were allophones in Australian languages but distinct in ... usually give a good idea of how the word was pronounced in the original language ...
Bandjalang Language - Phonology - Consonants
... inventory of consonant phonemes than is typical of most Australian languages, having only four contrastive places of articulation and only one lateral and one rhotic phoneme Peripheral Laminal Apical Bilabial ... The existence of semivowels in Bundjalung can be disputed, as in many Australian languages ... involves onset-less syllables, which are usually held to be non-existent in Australian languages ...
Nh (digraph) - Australian Languages
... In the transcription of Australian Aboriginal languages, nh represents a dental ... Due to allophony, it may also represent a palatal ...

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