Language name: BEJA
UPSID number: 4361
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic
This language has 26 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.442179771 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: b tD dD t. d. k g kW gW dZ f sD S m nD w "rr "l j ? h i "e a "o u
Comment: Vowels appear long and short. Beja has what might be described as a pitch-accent system.
Source(s): Hudson, R.A. 1974. A structural sketch of Beja. African Language Studies 15:111-142.
Hudson, R.A. 1976. Beja. In M.L. Bender (ed.), The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia. African Studies Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing: 97-132.

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