Language name: TELUGU
UPSID number: 2902
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Dravidian
This language has 43 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.250657454 (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 tD dD t. d. k g ts dz cC, f s C, s. m n n. l l. r[ hh ph t.h kh bh "dh d.h gh i e 3 u o i: e: aa: a: u: o: j BA BA:
Source(s): Kelley, G. 1963. Vowel phonemes and external vocalic sandhi in Telugu. Journal of the American Oriental Society 83: 67-73.
Kostic, D., Mitter, A., and Krishnamurti, B. 1977. A Short Outline of Telugu Phonetics. Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta.
Krishnamurti, B. 1961. Telugu Verbal Bases. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.
Lisker, L. 1963. Introduction to Spoken Telugu. American Council of Learned Societies, New York.
Sastry, J.V. 1972. Telugu Phonetic Reader. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

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