|This language has||16 segments|
|Its Frequency index is||0.630820399 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)|
|The language has these sounds:||p t k tS s m n h i E a u O j w r[|
|Comment:||Ainu is spoken rpimarily in Japan, but th ere are a few speakers in USSR. /j,w/ can precede or follow most vowels.|
|Source(s):||Patrie, J. 1982. The genetic relationship of the Ainu Language. University Press of Hawaii.
Simeon, G. 1969. Hokkaido Ainu phonemics. Journal of the American Oriental Society 89: 751-7.