North Junín Quechua (San Pedro de Cajas dialect)
|High||i iː||u uː|
Adelaar, Willem. 1977. Tarma Quechua: grammar, texts, dictionary. Lisse: The Peter De Ridder Press. 31-41
Adelaar, Willem. 2013. personal communication.
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 phoneme /b/ is found only in Spanish loan words and onomatopoetics.
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.