Language name: AZANDE
UPSID number: 4130
Alternate name(s): ZANDE
Classification: Niger-Kordofanian, Ubangi (Eastern)
This language has 35 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.378650618 (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 m f v kp gb w t d s z nj j k g h n i I a 3 U u i~ a~ 3~ u~ l[ E I~ E~ O~ U~ O
Comment: Azande has two basic level tones. Vowel harmony opposes close "hollow" vowels i,u,3 to open "hard" vowels I,E,a,O,U.
Source(s): Tucker, A.N. and Hackett, P.E. 1959. Le Groupe Linguistique Zande (Annales du Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Serie en 8, Sciences Humaines, 22). Musee Royale de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren.

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