Bora

Language code
boa
Location
2°15'00"S 71°45'00"W
Family
Boran
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
alveolar
PalatalVelarLabio-
velar
Glottal
Aspirated stop/affricatepʰ pʲʰtʰ tʲʰ tsʰtʃʰkʰ kʲʰ
Plain stop/affricatep pʲt tʲ tsk kʲkpʔ ʔʲ
Fricativeβ βʲh hʲ
Nasalm mʲnɲ
Approximantj
Tap, flapɾ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:ɨ ɨ:ɯ ɯ:
Midɛ ɛ:o o:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
Tone
Bibliography

Weber, David and Wesley Thiesen. 2001. A synopsis of Bora tone. Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, North Dakota Session 45. 2.

Parker, Steve. 2000. Central vs. Back Vowels. Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session 44. 1–19.

Parker, Steve. 2001. On the Acoustic Qualities of Bora Vowels. Phonetica 58. 179–195.

Roe, Amy. 2014. The phonetics and phonology of Bora tone. Grand Forks: University of North Dakota, MA thesis.

Thiesen, Wesley and David Weber. 2012. A Grammar of Bora with Special Attention to Tone. Dallas: SIL International.