Language name: SALIBA
UPSID number: 6861
Alternate name(s): SALIVA
Classification: South American, Equatorial
This language has 32 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.396687916 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p t k kW ? b d g gW tS dZ P x h B s m n n_ r[ r l i "e a "o u i~ "e~ a~ "o~ u~
Comment: Saliba is spoken mainly along the river Meta in Colombia. The language seems to have a pitch accent system. Voiced bilabial fricative is realised as [w] next to a rounded vowel.
Source(s): Benaissa, T. 1979. Fonologia del Saliba. Sistemas Fonologicos de Idiomas Colombianos 4: 89-98.

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