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b         d             k͡p ɡ ɡ͡b    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  m           n           ɲ   ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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              ɾ                                
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    f v     s z                             h  
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                          j   w                
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      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Selected languages: Bobo-fing
UPSID number: 4138
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Mande
The languages has 33 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Bobo is spoken in western Burkina-Faso (formerly Upper Volta). The language has 3 level tones, which combine into four contours (HL, ML, LH, LM).
Sources: le Bris, P. and Prost, A. 1981. Dictionnaire Bobo-Fing (precedee d'une introduction grammaticale et suivi d'un lexique francais). SELAF, Paris. Morse, M.L.A. 1976. A Sketch of the Phonology and Morphology of Bobo (Upper Volta). PhD thesis, Columbia University, New York.