|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.