Language name: HAMER
UPSID number: 4365
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Omotic
This language has 35 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.357174533 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: b p b< d t d< c dj g g< q' ts z s S m n nj N w r[ l j h I9 "e9 O9 U9 i e a_ o u 49 k
Comment: Plain and pharyngealized (possibly [-ATR]) vowels form vowel harmony sets. Plain vowels dominate in assimilation. Hamer is possibly tonal.
Source(s): Lydall, J. 1976. Hamer. In M.L. Bender (ed.), The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia. African Studies Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing: 393-438.

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