Language name: AKAWAIO
UPSID number: 6853
Alternate name(s):
Classification: South American, Macro-Carib
This language has 23 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.458305215 (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 b "d g "s "z m "n "rr j w i "e a "o u i_ "@ ai au Oi
Comment: Akawaio is spoken in the Mazanini river basin in Guyana. /s,z/ are palato-alveolar affricates adjacent to /i/.
Source(s): Edwards, W.F. 1978. Some synchronic and diachronic aspects of Akawaio phonology. Anthropological Linguistics 20: 77-84.

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