North Junín Quechua (Tarma dialect)

Language code
qvn_tar
Location
11°25'08"S 75°41'28"W
Family
Quechua
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelar
Plain stop/affricateptʈʂk
Voiced stopbɡ
Fricativesʃx
Nasalmnɲŋ
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾ
Laterallʎ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi i:u u:
Lowa a:
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Adelaar, Willem. 1977. Tarma Quechua: grammar, texts, dictionary. Lisse: The Peter De Ridder Press. 31-41

Adelaar, Willem. 2013. personal communication.

Notes

Phonemes /d/ and /e/ are found only in Spanish loan words.

Phonemes /β, o, o:, e:/ are found only in Spanish loan words or words of obscure origin.

The phoneme /ʐ / is found only in Spanish loan words, words of obscure origin, or onomatopoetic expressions.

The contrast between alveolar and velar nasals in the North Junín dialects is limited to the position before an approximant ([j] or [w]). There are only a few contrastive pairs.