Yavitero

Language code
yvt
Location
2°46'01"N 67°59'53"W
Family
Arawak
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
Stopbt dk ɡ
Affricatets dz
Fricativesh
Nasalmnɲ
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾ
Lateralɺ̥ ɺ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highiu
Mide
Lowa
Suprasegmental
None
Bibliography

Mosonyi, Esteban, Jorge Mosonyi, and Águeda Largo. 2000. Yavitero. In Esteban Mosonyi and Jorge Mosonyi (eds.), Manual de lenguas indígenas de Venezuela, Tomo II. 594-661.

Notes

The authors observe that /p/and /r/ appear (only?) in loans, and that /nʲ/ is rare; /ɺ/ is a voiced lateral tap and /ɺ̥ / its voiceless counterpart.