Language name: EWE
UPSID number: 4114
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Kwa
This language has 40 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.284201774 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: ph b tDh dD kh g kp gb tDs dDz P B f v "s "z H 9 m "n nj N "l i i~ e e~ E E~ a a~ O O~ o o~ u u~ j r_[ gA
Comment: Post-alveolar stop /d_/ is interpreted as an allophone of /r_[/, following Stahlke.
Source(s): Berry, J. no date a. The Pronunciation of Ewe. Heffer, Cambridge.
Ladefoged, P. 1968. A Phonetic Study of West African Languages, 2nd ed. Cambridge Univerity Press, Cambridge.
Stahlke, H. 1971. Topics in Ewe phonology. Ph. D. Dissertation. University of California, Los Angeles.

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