Language name: LUO
UPSID number: 4205
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Nilo-Saharan, East Sudanic
This language has 32 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.461682373 (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 t d k g tD0 dD6 tS dZ f s S m n nj N l r[ h i I "e aa a u U "o a_) j w ?
Comment: ? occurs principally as a predictable prevocalic element. Luo has vowel harmony opposing i,e,o,u to the remaining vowels. Gregersen posits three level tones but two basic tones are more likely.
Source(s): Gregersen, E.A. 1961. Luo: A Grammar. Ph. D. Dissertation. Yale University, New Haven.

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