Language name: WESTERN DESERT
UPSID number: 8360
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Australian, Pama-Nyungan
This language has 20 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.457982262 (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 t. k m n n. N l l. r.A j w r[ i a u t_ l_ n_
Comment: Palato-alveolars ("alveo-dentals") vary dialectally with dentals.
Source(s): Douglas, W.H. 1955. Phonology of the Australian aboriginal language spoken at Ooldea, South Australia, 1951-1952. Oceania 25: 216-29.
Douglas, W.H. 1964. An Introduction to the Western Desert Language (Oceania Linguistic Monographs 4, revised ed.). University of Sydney, Sydney.

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