Kurmuk phonology

Authors

  • Torben Andersen

Keywords:

Kurmuk, Northern Burun, Nilotic, phonology, sketch grammar

Abstract

This article describes the basic aspects of the phonology of Kurmuk, a previously undescribed language belonging to the Northern Burun subbranch of the Western Nilotic family. After a morpho syntactic overview, the treatment of the phonology includes syllable structure and word shapes, vowels and vowel alternation, consonants and consonant alternation, and tones and tonal processes.

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Published

2007-06-01