Language name: TLAPANEC
UPSID number: 6772
Alternate name(s):
Classification: North American, Oto-Manguean
This language has 30 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.446711013 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p tD k ? b dD g ts tS dZ P h s S m nD r "l j w i "e a "o u i~ "e~ a~ "o~ u~
Comment: Tlapanec is spoken in the state of Guewero, Mexico. It has a tone system of 3 levels plus sequences of these. Vowels may appear long and short, long vowels usually resulting from inflection. Mid vowels contrast rather marginally with high vowels, often being predictable with low tone.
Source(s): Suarez, J.A. 1983. La Lengua Tlapaneca de Malinaltepec. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico.

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