Language name: KANAKURU
UPSID number: 4370
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Chadic
This language has 35 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.356604371 (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 S m n nj N l lF w rA j gA i "e u "o "@ a i: "e: a: "o: u: b* d* dj mb nd ndj Ng
Comment: Kanakuru has a two level tone system, with somewhat limited contrastive function. Newman recognizes 7 additional labialized consonant phonemes. As these are apparently identical to Cw sequences that are derived in Cui and Coi syllables they are interpreted as sequences here.
Source(s): Newman, P. 1974. The Kanakuru Language. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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