Language name: KONYAGI
UPSID number: 4145
Alternate name(s): BASARI
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, West Atlantic
This language has 46 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.289742601 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p t c k kW mp nt nc Nk NkW b d dj g gW mb nd ndj b< d< dj< P x xW B s m n nj N NW r rj l l~ j w j~ w~ i u "@ E O aa a
Comment: Konyagi has two level tones and contours derived from their combination. 'Schwa' and 'ash' are weak vowels after which consonants are lengthened; the remaining vowels may appear long under predictable conditions.
Source(s): Santos, R. 1977. Phonologie et Morphotonologie de la Langue W~ey~ (Konyagi). Les Langues Africaines au Senegal no. 69. Centre de Linguistique Appliquee de Dakar.

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