Tundra Lakup language

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Tundra Lakup
RegionKasiiralq
Ethnicity3,809 Lakup
Native speakersc. 2000  (2020 census)
Language family
Tulipi-Lakup
CWS code

Lakup (Lakup: [ləkup]) is a Tulipi-Lakup language spoken by the Lakup people of Kasiiralq.

Classification

History

Phonology

Phonemes

Bilabial Denti-Alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive /
Affricate
voiceless p t t͡ʃ k q
ejective t͡ʃʼ
Fricative voiceless f s x
voiceless v z ʕ
Lateral ɮ
Approximant j
Front Central Back
Close i ɨ u
Mid e ə o
Open a

Phonotactics

Morphology and syntax

Vocabulary

Writing and literature