Language name: ANGAS
UPSID number: 4367
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Chadic
This language has 43 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.341308720 (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 b< t d d< c dj dj< k g tS dZ f v s z S Z gF m n nj N l r h i: I E i_: a a: u u: j w 3i e o pJ bJ mJ
Comment: Angas has 3 level tones. Burquest reports many consonants with a labialized offglide. These are treated as Cw clusters. Palatalization only occurs with bilabials and, under an analysis which treats the palatals as palatalized velars, with velars and is treated as a segmental feature.
Source(s): Burquest, D.A. 1971. A Preliminary Study of Angas Phonology. Institute of Linguistics, Zaria.

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