Japreria language

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Japrería
Native to Venezuela
Ethnicity 216[1]
Native speakers
170 (2002 census)[2]
Cariban
  • (unclassified)
    • Yupka
      • Japrería
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jru
Glottolog japr1238[3]

Japrería (Yapreria) is a Cariban language of Venezuela.

Phonology[edit]

Japreria has 6 vowels: /a, e, i, ɨ, o, u/.[4]

Consonants
Bilabial Labiodental Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Stop p t k ʔ
Affricate t͡ʃ
Fricative s ʃ h
Nasal m n
Approximant ʋ j
Trill ʀ
Flap ɾ

References[edit]

  1. ^ Japreria language at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Japrería at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Japreria". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ "SAPhon – South American Phonological Inventories". linguistics.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-14.