Nengone is a language of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
The phonological inventory of consonants is untypically large for an oceanic language. Many sounds which are alophones in other sub-families are distinct sounds in the Nengone language:
Phonemes in parentheses only occur in words borrowed from other languages.
- ^ Nengone at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nengone". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- ^ a b Tryon, Darrell T. 1967. Nengone Grammar