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Labial
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Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
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Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
  b     t̪ˁ d̪ˁ               ɟ k ɡ q  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m                     ɲ        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                         
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f           ʃ ʒ             χ ʁ         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
        z̪ˁ                        
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Tamasheq
UPSID number: 4357
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Berber
The languages has 37 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: All consonants may appear long (geminate). Prasse's description indicates that there are five long/short vowel pairs and two vowels that only occur short, but details are unclear.
Sources: Prasse, K-G. 1972. Manuel de Grammaire Touaregue. Akademisk Forlag, Copenhagen.