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p           *t *tˠʰ               k      
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
              *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              *r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
        θ ð   *z ʃ           x ɣ ɣʷ             h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
    *l̥ *l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Ejective stops
            *tʼ               kʷʼ      
Ejective affricates
        tθʼ   *tsʼ *tɬʼ   tʃʼ                  
Sibilant fricatives
            *s                      
Affricates
        tθʰ       tʃʰ           kxʰ kxʷʰ      
Lateral affricates
        *tɬ *tɬʰ                          
Sibilant affricates
            *ts *tsʰ                      
 
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Selected languages: Chipewyan
UPSID number: 6106
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Na-Dene, Athabaskan
The languages has 52 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Li, F-K. 1932. A list of Chipewyan stems. International Journal of American Linguistics 7: 122-51. Li, F-K. 1933. Chipewyan consonants. Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica Ts'ai Yuan P'ei Anniversary Volume, (Supplementary Volume 1): 429-67. Li, F-K. 1946. Chipewyan. In H. Hoijer (ed.), Linguistic Structures of native America. Wenner-Gren Foundation, New York: 394-423.