|This language has
|Its Frequency index is
||0.407150776 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
|The language has these sounds:
||"The principal members of the stop phones are voiceless, although there are voiced allophones for all five" (Metcalfe 1971). Retroflex plosives and nasals do not occur word-initially; retroflex /r./ does occur initially but alveolar /r/ doesn't. Establishment of a length contrast in vowels is tentative.
||Metcalfe, C.D. 1971. A tentative statement of the Bardi aboriginal language. Papers on the Languages of Australian Aboriginals (Australian Aboriginal Studies 38): 82-92.