Central Ojibwa language

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Central Ojibwa
Native toCanada
RegionOntario
Native speakers
8,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ojc
Glottologcent2136[2]

Central Ojibwa (also known as Central Ojibwe, Ojibway, Ojibwe) is an Algonquian language spoken in Ontario, Canada from Lake Nipigon in the west to Lake Nipissing in the east.[3]

Phonology

Vowels

Vowels Nasal Vowels
ʌ
ãː
ẽː
I
ĩː
ʊ ~ o
oː ~ uː õː

Dipthongs

Dipthongs
aw
aj
ew
ej
iw
ij
ow

Consonants

Consonants
b ~ p
tʃː
d ~ t
g ~ k
h
dʒ ~ tʃ
k^h ~ kː^h
m
n
p^h ~ pː^h
ʃː
t^h ~ tː^h
w
j
z ~ s
ʒ ~ ʃ
ʔ

[4]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Central Ojibwa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Central Ojibwa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon Jr., ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
  4. ^ "Ojibwe Pronunciation and Spelling Guide (Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwa)". nativelanguages.org. Retrieved 15 December 2018.

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