Chipaya

Language code
cap
Location
18°17'46"S 68°09'04"W
Family
Uru-Chipaya
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelarUvular
Aspirated stop/affricatetʰ tsʰtʃʰʈʂʰ
Ejective stop/affricatep't' ts'tʃ'ʈʂ'k'q'
Plain stop/affricatept tsʈʂk kʷq qʷ
Fricativesʂx xʷχ χʷ
Nasalmnɲŋ
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾ
Lateralɬ lʎ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:u u:
Mide e:o o:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Olson, Ronald. 1967. The syllable in Chipaya. International Journal of American Linguistics, 33(4): 300-304.

Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo. 2006. El chipaya o la lengua de los hombres del agua. Lima: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Notes

Cerrón-Palomino (2006: 55-56) also notes the marginal presence of /ʔ/ in one morpheme.