Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/k - voiceless velar plosive

The voiceless velar stop /k/ (represented by the letter <k> in writing) occurs in word-initial, word-medial and word-final positions. Like other stops, it is unaspirated. Note that the orthographic <k> in Standard Malay spelling is pronounced as a glottal stop /ʔ/ in the following situations: (i) when it occurs in word-final position and (ii) when it is followed by a consonant in intervocalic position.


Exists (as a major allophone)

Example 67-241:
kuda; pakai; banyak
horse; wear/use; many/much