Language name: TAMASHEQ
UPSID number: 4357
Alternate name(s): TUAREG
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Berber
This language has 37 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.288368191 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: b dD tD dj k g q dD9 tD9 f sD zD S Z X RF h zD9 m nD nj w j rD lD i "e aa 4 "@ "o u i: "e: aa: "o: u:
Comment: All consonants may appear long (geminate). Prasse's description indicates that there are five long/short vowel pairs and two vowels that only occur short, but details are unclear.
Source(s): Prasse, K-G. 1972. Manuel de Grammaire Touaregue. Akademisk Forlag, Copenhagen.

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