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Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p                         k   q  
 
 
 
 
ʔ ʔˁ
 
Nasal
  m           *n *n̰                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
            s   ʃ           x   χ χʷ   ħ       h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Ejective stops
                        kʷʼ   qʷʼ  
Ejective affricates
            *tɬʼ tsʼ   tʃʼ                  
Affricates
            ts                    
Lateral affricates
        *tɬ                          
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Tseshaht
UPSID number: 6730
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: N. American, Almosan
The languages has 42 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Jacobsen, W.H. 1969. Origin of the Nootka pharyngeals. International Journal of American Linguistics 35/2: 125-153. Sapir, E. and Swadesh, M. 1939. Nootka Texts. Linguistic Society of America, Philadelphia. Sapir, E. and Swadesh, M. 1955. Native accounts of Nootka ethnography (IJAL and Linguistics). Indiana University, Bloomington.