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Southwest Pashai

Phylum: Indo-European

Genus: Indo-Aryan

Lat/lon: 34.853784, 69.647752

ISO code: psh

Consonants

Basic short series

bilabiallabio-velaralveolarpostalveolarretroflexpalatalvelaruvularglottal
stopp, pʰ, b, bʰt, d, tʰ, dʰʈ, ɖ, ʈʰ, ɖʰk, g, kʰ, gʰ
trillr
tapɽ
fricatives, zʃ, ʒʂ, ʐχ, ʁh
affricatetstʃ, dʒ, tʃʰ, dʒʰtʂ, tʂʰ
nasalmnɳ
approximantwj
lateral approximantl

Vowels

Basic short series

frontcentralback
closeiu
close-mide, øo
midə
opena

Long series

frontcentralback
close
close-mid
open

Source: Грюнберг, Александр Леонович. 1999. Пашаи язык. Языки мира. Дардские и нуристанские языки, ред. Джой Иосифовна Эдельман, 72–80. Москва: Индрик.

Comments: The phonological status of the sound ‘ä’ is unclear.

Contributed by: Dmitry Nikolaev (dnikolaev@fastmail.com)