Datapoint Po-Ai / Consonant-Vowel Ratio

Discuss WALS Datapoint Po-Ai / Consonant-Vowel Ratio.

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  1. Alexander Elias Says:

    Po-Ai (Fwâi) does not have a “low” C-V ratio. The correct number of consonant phonemes in Fwâi is either 26 (core phonemes) or 36 (counting loan phonemes). The correct number of vowel phonemes is 5. Therefore the correct ratio of C-V is either “moderately high” 5.2 (counting core phonemes only) or “high” 7.2 (counting loan phonemes).

    -Alex Elias

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