Language name: SHUSWAP
UPSID number: 6778
Alternate name(s):
Classification: North American, Almosan
This language has 44 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.264261238 (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* k* kW* q* qW* tS tS* "tlF* x xW X XW h S "hlF m "n m* "n* "l "l* j gA RA RAW w j* gA* RAW* w* i u "@ E ^ O a
Comment: Spoken by older people in an area of southcentral British Columbia, Canada. Schwa only appears in unstressed syllables. Kuipers (1974) notes that "in the glottalic obstruents glottal and release are simultaneous", hence these are not interpreted as ejective or implosive.
Source(s): Kuipers, A.H. 1974. The Shuswap Language. Mouton, The Hague.

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