Datapoint Kriol/ʈ - voiceless retroflex plosive

In the absence of a phonetic/phonological study of Kriol, the presence of this segment as an allophone is unclear; impressionistically it may be used as an allophone of /t/ ([t], [d]) in intervocalic position.


Exists only as a minor allophone

Example 25-353:
gaʈ-im ~ gat-im; marti ~ maidi ~ maitbi
have-TR; maybe