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Use base consonants only
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p b         *t *d             k ɡ ɡʷ q ɢ ɢʷ
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Ejective stops
          *tʼ               kʷʼ   qʷʼ  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affricates
                               
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sibilant affricates
            *ts *dz                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral affricates
        *tɬ *dɬ                        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ejective affricates
            *tsʼ *tɬʼ   tʃʼ                  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
              *n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fricative
                            x   χ χʷ              
Sibilant fricatives
            *s *sʼ                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
    *ɬʼ                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ejective fricatives
                            xʷʼ   χʷʼ  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Selected languages: Tlingit
UPSID number: 6102
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Na-Dene, Tlingit
The languages has 48 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Story, G.L. and Naish, C.M. 1973. Tlingit Verb Dictionary. Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Swanton, J.R. 1909. Tlingit Myths and Texts (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 39). Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Swanton, J.R. 1911. Tlingit. In F. Boas (ed.), Handbook of American Indian Language, Part 1 (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 40). Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: 425-559.