Lokono

Other names
Arawak
Language code
arw
Location
6°04'59"N 57°35'56"W; 5°09'58"N 57°28'23"W; 5°31'34"N 55°09'04"W
Family
Arawak
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelarGlottal
Aspirated stop
Plain stoptk
Voiced stopbd
Fricativeɸsʃh
Nasalmn
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾɽ
Laterall
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:ɨ ɨ:
Mide e:o o:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Pet, Willem J. A. 1988. Lokono dian: the Arawak language of Surinam: a sketch of its grammatical structure and lexicon. PhD dissertation, Cornell University.

Pet, Willem J. A. 2011. A Grammar Sketch and Lexicon of Arawak (Lokono Dian). Dallas: SIL International.

Patte, Marie-France. 2009. Parlons Arawak: Une langue amérindienne d'Amazonie. Paris: Harmattan.

Patte, Marie-France. 2011. La langue arawak de Guyane: Présentation historique et dictionnaires arawak-français et français-arawak. Marseille: Institut de recherche pour le développement.

Notes

Pet (1988) observes that /p/ occurs only in loans, and that phonetic realization of /o/ varies between [o] and [u].