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Plosive
p ʔp           *t               k ʔk ʔk   q ʔq ʔq  
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m           *n *n̰                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
                ʃ           x   χ χʷ           h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w ɰ ɰ̰   ʁ̞ ʁ̞ʷ ʁ̞̰ʷ            
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      *l *l̰                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                ʔt̠ʃ                  
Lateral affricates
        *ʔtɬ                          
 
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Selected languages: Shuswap
UPSID number: 6778
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: N. American, Almosan
The languages has 44 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Spoken by older people in an area of southcentral British Columbia, Canada. Schwa only appears in unstressed syllables. Kuipers (1974) notes that "in the glottalic obstruents glottal and release are simultaneous", hence these are not interpreted as ejective or implosive.
Sources: Kuipers, A.H. 1974. The Shuswap Language. Mouton, The Hague.