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Uvahle-Tana language

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'''Uvahle-Tana''', or '''Makira''', is an [[w:Austronesian language|Austronesian language]] spoken in southwestern [[Matai]]. It is notable for its large number of aspirated consonants 
==Phonology==
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! Labial
! Labiodental
! Alveolar
! Velar
! Labial-velar
! Glottal
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! Plosive
|bp|t|k
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|t
|k
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! Nasal
|m
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|n
|ŋ͡mʷ
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! Voiced fricative|Fricative
|v
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|h
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! Voiceless fricativeLateral
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|l
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! Flap
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|h|-align=center! Lateralɾ
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|l lʰ
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==ExamplesGrammar=====WordsReduplication===Reduplication is used to show emphasis in the Uvahle-Tana language ==Vocabulary==
* "Ahi" string
* "Bihana" draw
* "Ehihihlo" rock
* "Hlinari" fruit
* "Kuruhlai" money
* "Makira" language
* "MihaliM̄ihali" tree
* "Nakamai" house
* "Pihana" draw
[[Category:Languages of Matai]]
[[Category:Matai]]
[[Category:Languages]]

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