Language name: GUAMBIANO
UPSID number: 6862
Alternate name(s):
Classification: South American, Paezan
This language has 24 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.436160384 (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 ts tS t.s s S s. m n nj r[ l lj BA j i "e a "o u "@
Comment: Guambiano is spoken around Silvia, department of Cauca, Colombia. Caudmont (1954) treats affricates as stop + fricative sequences but no other syllable-initial clusters occur; however, affricates do not occur syllable-finally as all other consonants except /kw/ do.
Source(s): Branks, T. and Branks, J. 1973. Fonologia del Guambiano. Sistemas Fonologicos de Idiomas Colombianos, II. (SIL, Loma Linda, Colombia).
Caudmont, J. 1954. Fonologia del Guambiano. Revista Colombiana de Antropologia 5: 189-206.

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