Mocoví language

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Mocoví
Native toArgentina
Ethnicity12,000 Mocoví people (2004)[1]
Native speakers
3,000 (2011)[1]
Guaicuruan
  • Southern
    • Mocoví
Language codes
ISO 639-3moc
Glottologmoco1246[2]

The Mocoví language is a Guaicuruan language of Argentina spoken by about 3,000 people, mostly in Santa Fe province.[1]

Phonology[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Glottal
Stop plain p t k q ʔ
voiced d ɡ ɢ
Fricative s ʃ h
Affricate plain t͡ʃ
voiced d͡ʒ
Nasal m n ɲ
Flap ɾ
Lateral l ʎ
Approximant w j

Vowels[edit]

Front Central Back
High i iː
Mid e eː o oː
Low a aː

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mocoví at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mocovi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Gualdieri, Cecilia B. (1998). Mocovi (Guaicuru): fonologia e morfossintaxe.

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