Macushi

Language code
mbc
Location
4°00'00"N 60°00'00"W
Family
Carib
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
Stopptkʔ
Fricatives
Nasalmn
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:ɨ ɨ:u u:
Mide e:o o:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Abbott, Miriam. 1991. Macushi. In Desmond Derbyshire and Geoffrey Pullum (eds.), Handbook of Amazonian Languages Vol. 3, pp. 23-160. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Carson, Neusa. 1981. Phonology and Morphosyntax of Macuxi (Carib). PhD dissertation, University of Kansas.

Notes

Carson (1981) posits /ŋ/, which is absent in Abbot (1991).