Eperara language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Eperara
Saija
Epena
Native to Colombia
Native speakers
3,800 in Colombia and Ecuador (2002–2004)[1]
plus an unknown number in Panama[1]
Chocoan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sja
Glottolog epen1239[2]

Eperara a.k.a. Epena (Southern Embera) is an Embera language of Colombia, with about 250 speakers in Ecuador.

Phonology

Consonants

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop plain p t k ʔ
aspirated
voiced b d ɡ
Affricate t͡ʃ
Fricative s h
Nasal m n
Liquid r, ɾ
Approximant w j

Vowels

Front Central Back
High i ĩ iː ɨ ɨ̃ ɨː u ũ uː
Mid e ẽ eː ə ə̃ əː o õ oː
Low a ã aː

[3]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Eperara at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Epena". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Harms, Philip Lee (1984). Fonología del epena pedee (saija). 


Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eperara_language&oldid=832158603"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eperara_language
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Eperara language"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA