128 The palatal nasal

Description

This feature concerns the palatal nasal [ɲ] (often written "ñ" or "ny", and sometimes written "gn", or "nh", or "nj").

Author

Martin Haspelmath and the APiCS Consortium

Values

[ɲ] exists as a major allophone34
[ɲ] exists as a minor allophone12
[ɲ] exists only in loanwords6
[ɲ] does not exist24
Representation:76

Language Value Lexifier Details Source
Id Primary text Analyzed text Gloss Translation Type Language Audio Details