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Use base consonants only
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p           t                 k   q  
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Affricates
                                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n                 ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              *r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fricative
      v         ʃ   ʂ       x               h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Luiseno
UPSID number: 6737
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: N. American, Uto-Aztecan
The languages has 26 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Bright, W. 1965. Luiseno phonemics. International Journal of American Linguistics 31: 342-5. Bright, W. 1968. A Luiseno Dictionary. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Hyde, V. 1971. An Introduction to the Luiseno Language. Malki Museum Press. Banning, California. Kroeber, A.L. and Grace, G.W. 1960. The Sparkman Grammar of Luiseno. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Malecot, A. 1963. Luiseno, a structural analysis I: Phonology. International Journal of American Linguistics 29: 89-95.