|Classification:||North American, Penutian|
|This language has||32 segments|
|Its Frequency index is||0.333910754 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)|
|The language has these sounds:||? ph th kh t' k' q< b< tsh tSh t.sh ts' tS' t.s' P X h s S s. m n N r[ l j w i E a o u|
|Comment:||Jacaltec is spoken in the Huehuetenango department of Guatemala near the Mexican border. Loanwords from Spanish may add /b,d,g,x/ to the segments listed here. The implosive segments listed here appear to be variably implosive or ejective -- the only indication of voicing is the choice of symbol.|
|Source(s):||Craig, C.G. 1977. The Structure of Jacaltec. University of Texas, Austin.
Day, C. 1972. The Jacaltec Language. Indiana University, Bloomington.