publication . Article . 2009

Aspects of Northern Mao Phonology

Michael Ahland;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Linguistic Discovery (issn: 1537-0852, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dartmouth College Library
Abstract
In general terms, the phonology of Omotic languages has received little attention. This paper presents core phonological properties of on Omotic language, Norther Mao. The discussion includes inventories of contrastive consonants, contrastive vowels, an examination of the vowel space, contrastive vowel length, vowel harmony in roots, syllable patterns, sibilant harmony, and an inventory of surface tonal melodies in nouns and verbs in citation form.
Subjects
free text keywords: phonology, Mao, Afroasiatic, Ethiopia, consonant, vowel, Omotic, Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar, P101-410, Computer science, Linguistics
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publication . Article . 2009

Aspects of Northern Mao Phonology

Michael Ahland;