Language name: TEMNE
UPSID number: 4109
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, West Atlantic
This language has 25 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.511751663 (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 m f tD gb w t n s l r j k ? h i e E a a_ O o u d
Comment: Temne has a basic two-level tone system. In most positions [d] can be regarded as a variant of /r/.
Source(s): Dalby, D. 1966. Lexical analysis in Temne with an illustrative wordlist. Journal of West African Languages 3\2: 5-26.
Wilson, W.A.A. 1961. An Outline of the Temne Language. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London.

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