UCLA Phonological Segment Inventory Database
The UCLA Phonological Segment Inventory Database (or UPSID) is a statistical survey of the phoneme inventories in 451 of the world's languages. The database was created by American phonetician Ian Maddieson for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1984 and has been updated several times.
- An index of UPSID languages with a complete list of phonemes and their prevalence among all languages
- Simple interface to UPSID, including searches by selected criteria
- Info on obtaining UPSID information from UCLA
- Maddieson, Ian. (1984). Patterns of sounds. Cambridge studies in speech science and communication. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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