|This language has
|Its Frequency index is
||0.432926829 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
|The language has these sounds:
||Nanai is spoken in the extreme Soviet far east, confluence of the Amur and Ussuri Rivers, scattered in Ussuri valley and Sikhote-alin, settled more densely in the Amur valley below Khabarovsk, in USSR. All vowels also appear long. Vn in final position -> V~. There are also 24 vowel combinations which Avrorin calls "diphthongs". Avrorin treats long vowels, nasalized vowels, and diphthongs as phonemic units, resulting in 42 vocalic phonemes.
||Avrorin, V.A. 1968. Nanajski jazyk. In V.V. Vinogradov (ed.), Jazyki Narodov SSSR, Vol. 5. Nauka, Leningrad and Moscow: 5: 129-48.