Language name: TAMA
UPSID number: 4210
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Nilo-Saharan, East Sudanic
This language has 30 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.435328899 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: b b< m w f tD dD d< s n l r dj nj j k g N h H i I e E a O o U u r[
Comment: Tucker and Bryan consider that the flap /r[/ might be an allophone of /t/. They say "vowel harmony undoubtedly exists, but the principles governing it are not known."
Source(s): Tucker, A.N. and Bryan, M.A. 1966. Linguistic Analyses: the Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa. Oxford University Press for International African Institute, London.

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