Language name: MOVIMA
UPSID number: 6860
Alternate name(s):
Classification: South American, Macro-Tucanoan
This language has 23 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.479996144 (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 ? b< d< tS h B s. hlF m n r[ l j w i "e a "o u
Comment: Movima is spoken in the Santa Ana region of Beni department, Bolivia. Judy & Judy (1962) also recognize two "glottalized nasals" which only occur as codas often as phonetic glottal stop + syllabic nasal. They are interpreted as sequences /?m, ?n/. Stress is usually penultimate.
Source(s): Judy, R. and Judy J.E. de, 1962. Fonemas del Movima: con atencion especial a la serie glotal. Notas Linguisticas de Bolivia, no. 5. SILV, Cochabamba.

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