Amuesha (Arawak) Phonemes

  title={Amuesha (Arawak) Phonemes},
  author={Peter W. Fast},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={191 - 194}
  • P. W. Fast
  • Published 1 July 1953
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
0.1. Amueshal has been classed as Arawak.2 It is spoken by several thousand3 Indians living in the area between the town of Oxapampa and the Pachitea River which is in the lowlands of Peru east of the Andes. 0.2. Amuesha has 9 vowel phonemes/e, e', e?; a, a', a?; o, o', o?/; 22 consonant phonemes /pY, 6, mY, ii, 1; p, t, k, c, 6, (, s, ?, z, b, d, g, x, m, n, w, y, r/; and a phoneme of stress /'/. 

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