|This language has
|Its Frequency index is
||0.394615141 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
|The language has these sounds:
||Aghem has two level tones. A falling tone is derived when high spreads to a following low tone syllable. Long vowels and diphthongs seem best treated as vowel sequences. They carry a single tone but often derive from affixation or loss of intervocalic consonants. Phonetic [p] is analyzed as the allophone of /kp/ before [u].
||Hyman, L.M. 1979. Part I: Phonology and noun structure. In L.M. Hyman (ed.), Aghem grammatical structure. Southern California Occasional Papers in Linguistics No. 7, June 1979.