|This language has
|Its Frequency index is
||0.324654889 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
|The language has these sounds:
||The pharyngealized dental/alveolar consonants are described as "domal". Applegate posits an element /:/ which adds "tension" to a preceding consonant and shortens the preceding vowel. Other analyses would treat this as gemination. All consonants except perhaps /9,w,j/ seem to occur geminate.
||Applegate, J.R. 1958. An Outline of the Structure of Shilha. American Council of Learned Societies, New York.