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Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
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Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
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Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p           t               k      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n           ɲ        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ                                
Fricative
            s   ʃ   ʂ                          
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
  β̞                       j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l           ʎ        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
            ts     ʈʂ              
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Guambiano
UPSID number: 6862
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: South American, Paezan
The languages has 24 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: 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.
Sources: 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.