Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/r - voiced dental/alveolar trill

The alveolar tap /r/ can occur in word-initial and medial positions. Note that when the sound /r/ occurs in word-initial or intervocalic syllable-initial positions, elderly (and some middle-aged) Bazaar Malay speakers are inclined to replace it with its homorganic segment /l/.


Exists (as a major allophone)

Example 67-255:
ruma/luma; lari/lali
house; run