Language name: MORO
UPSID number: 4101
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Kordofanian
This language has 29 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.435583760 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p b tD t. k g tS dZ f 6D m n nj N l.[ r w j i a u l e @ o o( dD d. s
Comment: The Blacks consider a number of syllable-initial nasal+stop and liquid+stop clusters to be unit phonemes. Voiced dental and retroflex stops seem to be limited to occurrence in these clusters. Schadeberg treats [6D] as an allophone of /dD/.
Source(s): Black, Mr. and Mrs. K. 1971. The Moro Language: Grammar and Dictionary (Linguistic Monograph Series 6). Sudan Research Unit, University of Khartoum, Khartoum.
Schadeberg, 1981. A Survey of Kordofanian, vol. 1. H. Buske, Hamburg.

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