Wotapuri-Katarqalai language

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Wotapuri-Katarqalai
Native to Afghanistan
Extinct 1 speaker found in 1955[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wsv
Glottolog wota1240[2]

Wotapuri-Katarqalai is an extinct Dardic language of the Kohistani group spoken in Afghanistan.

Phonology[edit]

Below is set out the phonology of the Wotapuri-Katarqalai language.[3]

Vowels[edit]

Front Central Back
Close i iː u uː
Mid e eː ə o oː
Open a aː

Consonants[edit]

Labial Coronal Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Nasal m n ɳ
Stop Plain p t ʈ k q
Aspirated pʰ [f] ʈʰ
Voiced b d ɖ ɡ
Affricate Plain ts
Aspirated tsʰ tʂʰ tʃʰ
Voiced (dz)
Fricative Plain s ʂ ʃ x h
Voiced z
Lateral Plain l
Fricative ɬ ~ l̥
Rhotic r ɽ
Semivowel j w

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wotapuri-Katarqalai at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Wotapuri-Katarqalai". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Edelman, D. I. (1983). The Dardic and Nuristani Languages. Moscow: (Institut vostokovedenii︠a︡ (Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR). p. 139.