Language/Algonquin/Pronunciation/Alphabet

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Algonquin language is either a distinct  language closely related to the Ojibwe language or a particularly divergent Ojibwe dialect.

It is spoken, alongside French and to some extent English, by the Algonquin First Nations of Quebec and Ontario.

Phonology[edit | edit source]

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Short Long
Front Back Front Back
High (close) i u
Mid e o
Low (open) a

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Labial Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive plain p ⟨t⟩ t̻ ⟨ṭ⟩ t̠̺ k ʔ
aspirated ⟨tʰ⟩ t̻ʰ ⟨ṭʰ⟩ t̠̺ʰ
ejective ⟨tʼ⟩ t̻ʼ ⟨ṭʼ⟩ t̠̺ʼ
voiced b ⟨d⟩ d̺
Fricative voiceless s ⟨ṣ⟩ ʃ ⟨ł⟩ ɬ h
ejective ⟨ƛʼ⟩ t͡ɬʼ
Affricate voiceless ⟨c⟩ t͡s ⟨č⟩ t͡ʃ
ejective ⟨cʼ⟩ t͡sʼ ⟨čʼ⟩ t͡ʃʼ
Nasal m n
Approximant w l (r) j

Contributors

Vincent and Marianth


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