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Nonuya language

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Nonuya is a nearly extinct language of Colombia and Peru. The Nonuya community has recently reestablished itself, and is attempting to revitalize its culture through revitalizing its language.

Nonuya
Nononota
Native toColombia, Peru
Ethnicity230 (2011)[1]
Native speakers
2 (2011)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3noj
Glottolognonu1241[3]

PhonologyEdit

Guayabero has 6 vowels: /a, e, i, ɨ, o, u/.[4]

Consonants
Bilabial Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop voiceless p t k ʔ
voiced b d g
Affricate voiceless t͡s t͡ʃ
voiced d͡z d͡ʒ
Fricative voiceless ɸ ʃ h
voiced β
Nasal m n ɲ
Flap ɾ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ISO change request
  2. ^ "Nonuya". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nonuya". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ "SAPhon – South American Phonological Inventories". linguistics.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-09.