Language name: UPPER CHEHALIS
UPSID number: 6773
Alternate name(s):
Classification: North American, Almosan
This language has 34 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.318312247 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p t k kW q qW ? p' t' k' kW' q' qW' ts tS ts' tS' "tlF' xW X XW h s S "hlF m n "l j w "e "@ "o a
Comment: Upper Chehalis was formerly spoken in an area of South-western Washington state, U.S.A. Vowel length is phonemic. There may be a series of contrastively laryngealized nasals and approximants, but Kinkade's (1963) subject was not consistent in using them.
Source(s): Kinkade, M.D. 1963. Phonology and morphology of Upper Chehalis: I. International Journal of American Linguistics XXIX/3: 181-195.

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