Awin language

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Aekyom
Awin
RegionPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
(8,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3awi
Glottologaeky1238[2]

Aekyom (Akium), also known as Awin (Aiwin) is a Papuan language of Papua New Guinea.

Phonology[edit]

The following table details the consonants of Aekyom.[3]

Consonant[edit]

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal /m/ /n/ /ŋ/
Stop voiceless /p/ /t/ /k/
aspirated /pʰ/ /tʰ/ /kʰ/
voiced /b/ /d/ /ɡ/
Fricative /s/ /h/
Approximant /w/ /ɹ/ /j/

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aekyom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aekyom". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Edgar Suter & Timothy Usher, 2017, 'The Kamula–Elevala Language Family', Language & Linguistics in Melanesia, vol. 25.