Language name: MUNDARI
UPSID number: 2300
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Munda
This language has 37 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.323964763 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p ph b bh tD tDh dD dDh t. t.h d. d.h k kh g gh tS tSh dZ dZh s m nD n. lD l. r h ? N I "e a w "o j U
Comment: Mundari is spoken in northeast India extending to Nepal, Bangladesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Vowels are nasalized adjacent to a nasal consonant. [?] is the syllable-final allophone of /k/ according to Gumperz & Bilibiri. Pinnow treats voiced plosives as glottalized consonants.
Source(s): Gumperz, J.J. and Bilibiri, H.S. 1957. Notes on the phonology of Mundari. Indian Linguistics 17: 6-15.
Pinnow, H-J. 1959. Versuch einer Historischen Lautlehre der Kharia-sprache. Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden.

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