Maka

Language code
mca
Location
24°58'12"S 57°19'23"W
Family
Mataco
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Ejective stop/affricatep't' ts'k'q'
Plain stop/affricatept tskqʔ
Fricativefsxχh
Nasalmn
Approximantjw
Lateralɬ l
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:u u:
Mide e:o o:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Gerzenstein, Ana. 1994. Lengua Maka. Estudio descriptivo. Buenos Aires: Instituto de Linguística. 41-61.

Notes

Gerzenstein does not explicitly state that vowel length is contrastive. However, she lists numerous forms with double vowels.