Jurúna

Language code
jur
Location
5°00'00"S 54°18'00"W
Family
Tupí
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Stop/affricatep bt dtʃ dʒkʔ
Fricatives zʃh
Nasalmn
Approximantjw
Tap, flapɾ
Lateralɮ
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Highi ĩ i:ɨ ɨ̃ ɨ:u ũ u:
Mide ẽ e:
Lowa ã a:
Suprasegmental
Tone
Bibliography

Fargetti, Cristina Martins. 1992. Análise fonológica da língua juruna. MA thesis, Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Fargetti, Cristina Martins. 2007. Estudo fonológico e morfossintático da língua juruna. München: LINCOM Europe.

Notes

Fargetti (2007: 74) offers one minimal pair showing a length contrast for the nasal vowel /ɨ̃/. However, she does not claim that a phonemic length contrast exists for all nasal vowels.