Language name: IAI
UPSID number: 2422
Alternate name(s): IAAI
Classification: Austro-Tai, East Malayo-Polynesian
This language has 52 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.254690432 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p b "t "d t. d. gb k g m "n n. nj Nm N hm hn. hNm hN tS dZ P B f 0D 6D "s S x h l. hl. hw w rA i e aa O o u y i: e: aa: O: o: u: E E: E) hnj
Comment: Iai is spoken in Ouvea Island, Loyality Islands in New Caledonia.
Source(s): Haudricourt, A.G. 1971. New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands. Current Trends in Linguistics (T. Sebeok ed.) 8: 359-396.
Ozanne-Rivierre, F. 1976. Le Iaai. SELAF, Paris.
Tryon, D.T. 1968. Iai Grammar (Pacific Linguistics, Series B, 8). Australian National University, Canberra.

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