Tigi language

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Tigi
Tigi
Tigi language map.png
Location of the Tigi language within Cananganam
Pronunciation['tig̟i]
Native speakers+1,500
 (1990)
Language family
CWS code

Tigi, or Digu as it is sometimes referred to, is an isolate language native to Cananganam.

Sounds

The following sounds are native to the Tigi language:

m n ŋ p b t d ṯ ḏ k g ʔ s ʃ r ɾ l w̥ w

a i u

The Tigi language follows the general rule of Cananganam's sprachbund, being of low fricative density with large variation in consonants. The amount of vowels has made some linguists consider connecting it to Taliga, however no successful attempts have been made despite their names showing some similarity.