68 relations: Affricate consonant, Alveolar consonant, Artur da Costa e Silva, Aspirated consonant, Back vowel, Bilabial consonant, Bilabial nasal, Brazil, Central consonant, Close vowel, Cuiabá, Dental, alveolar and postalveolar lateral approximants, Dental, alveolar and postalveolar nasals, Fricative consonant, Front vowel, Galera River, Glottal consonant, Glottal stop, Glottalization, Grammatical tense, Guaporé River, Indigenous language, Iquê River, Labialization, Labialized velar consonant, Lateral consonant, Mamaindê language, Mato Grosso, Mid vowel, Morphophonology, Mutual intelligibility, Nambikwara, Nambikwaran languages, New Tribes Mission, Open vowel, Palatal approximant, Palatal consonant, Part of speech, Phonology, Porto Velho, Rondônia, Roosevelt River, Sabanê language, Sarare, Semantics, Sentence clause structure, Sonorant, Stop consonant, Subscript and superscript, Syntax, ..., Tenente Marques River, Tense–aspect–mood, Tone (linguistics), United States, Velar consonant, Vila Bela da Santíssima Trindade, Vilhena, Voice (grammar), Voiced labio-velar approximant, Voiceless alveolar fricative, Voiceless bilabial fricative, Voiceless bilabial stop, Voiceless dental and alveolar stops, Voiceless glottal fricative, Voiceless labialized velar approximant, Voiceless postalveolar affricate, Voiceless velar stop, Word order. Expand index (18 more) » « Shrink index
An affricate is a consonant that begins as a stop and releases as a fricative, generally with the same place of articulation (most often coronal).
Alveolar consonants are articulated with the tongue against or close to the superior alveolar ridge, which is called that because it contains the alveoli (the sockets) of the superior teeth.
Artur da Costa e Silva (October 3, 1899 – December 17, 1969) was a Brazilian Army General and the second President of the Brazilian military government that came to power after the 1964 coup d'état.
In phonetics, aspiration is the strong burst of breath that accompanies either the release or, in the case of preaspiration, the closure of some obstruents.
A back vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in spoken languages.
In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips.
The bilabial nasal is a type of consonantal sound used in almost all spoken languages.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
A central consonant, also known as a median consonant, is a consonant sound that is produced when air flows across the center of the mouth over the tongue.
A close vowel, also known as a high vowel (in American terminology), is any in a class of vowel sound used in many spoken languages.
Cuiabá is the capital city of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.
The alveolar lateral approximant is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages.
The alveolar nasal is a type of consonantal sound used in numerous spoken languages.
Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.
A front vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages, its defining characteristic being that the highest point of the tongue is positioned relatively in front in the mouth without creating a constriction that would make it a consonant.
The Galera River is a river of Mato Grosso state in western Brazil.
Glottal consonants are consonants using the glottis as their primary articulation.
The glottal stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages, produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract or, more precisely, the glottis.
Glottalization is the complete or partial closure of the glottis during the articulation of another sound.
In grammar, tense is a category that expresses time reference with reference to the moment of speaking.
Guaporé River (Rio Guaporé) is a river in western Brazil and northeastern Bolivia.
An indigenous language or autochthonous language is a language that is native to a region and spoken by indigenous people, often reduced to the status of a minority language.
The Iquê River is a river of Rondônia state in western Brazil.
Labialization is a secondary articulatory feature of sounds in some languages.
A labialized velar or labiovelar is a velar consonant that is labialized, with a /w/-like secondary articulation.
A lateral is an l-like consonant in which the airstream proceeds along the sides of the tongue, but it is blocked by the tongue from going through the middle of the mouth.
Mamaindê, also known as Northern Nambikwara, is a Nambikwaran language spoken in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil, in the very north of the indigenous reserve, Terra Indígena Vale do Guaporé, between the Pardo and Cabixi Rivers.
Mato Grosso (– lit. "Thick Bushes") is one of the states of Brazil, the third-largest by area, located in the western part of the country.
A mid vowel (or a true-mid vowel) is any in a class of vowel sounds used in some spoken languages.
Morphophonology (also morphophonemics or morphonology) is the branch of linguistics that studies the interaction between morphological and phonological or phonetic processes.
In linguistics, mutual intelligibility is a relationship between languages or dialects in which speakers of different but related varieties can readily understand each other without prior familiarity or special effort.
The Nambikwara (also called Nambikuára) is an indigenous people of Brazil, living in the Amazon.
The Nambikwaran languages are a language family of half a dozen languages, all spoken in the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil.
New Tribes Mission (NTM) now known as Ethnos360 is an international, theologically evangelical Christian mission organization based in Sanford, Florida, United States.
An open vowel is a vowel sound in which the tongue is positioned as far as possible from the roof of the mouth.
The voiced palatal approximant is a type of consonant used in many spoken languages.
Palatal consonants are consonants articulated with the body of the tongue raised against the hard palate (the middle part of the roof of the mouth).
In traditional grammar, a part of speech (abbreviated form: PoS or POS) is a category of words (or, more generally, of lexical items) which have similar grammatical properties.
Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.
Porto Velho (Old Port) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin, and a Catholic Metropolitan Archbishopric.
Rondônia is a state in Brazil, located in the north part of the country.
The Roosevelt River (Rio Roosevelt, sometimes Rio Teodoro) is a Brazilian river, a tributary of the Aripuanã River about in length.
The Sabanê language is one of the three major groups of languages spoken in the Nambikwara family.
Sarare is a town in the Venezuelan state of Lara.
Semantics (from σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the linguistic and philosophical study of meaning, in language, programming languages, formal logics, and semiotics.
In grammar, sentence clause structure is the classification of sentences based on the number and kind of clauses in their syntactic structure.
In phonetics and phonology, a sonorant or resonant is a speech sound that is produced with continuous, non-turbulent airflow in the vocal tract; these are the manners of articulation that are most often voiced in the world's languages.
In phonetics, a stop, also known as a plosive or oral occlusive, is a consonant in which the vocal tract is blocked so that all airflow ceases.
A subscript or superscript is a character (number, letter or symbol) that is (respectively) set slightly below or above the normal line of type.
In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language, usually including word order.
The Tenente Marques River is a river of Rondônia and Mato Grosso states in western Brazil.
Tense–aspect–mood, commonly abbreviated and also called tense–modality–aspect or, is the grammatical system of a language that covers the expression of tense (location in time), aspect (fabric of time – a single block of time, continuous flow of time, or repetitive occurrence), and mood or modality (degree of necessity, obligation, probability, ability).
Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth (known also as the velum).
Vila Bela da Santíssima Trindade is a Brazilian municipality in Mato Grosso with 14,523 (2009) inhabitants.
Vilhena is the easternmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Rondônia.
In grammar, the voice of a verb describes the relationship between the action (or state) that the verb expresses and the participants identified by its arguments (subject, object, etc.). When the subject is the agent or doer of the action, the verb is in the active voice.
The voiced labio-velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in certain spoken languages, including English.
A voiceless alveolar fricative is a type of fricative consonant pronounced with the tip or blade of the tongue against the alveolar ridge (gum line) just behind the teeth.
The voiceless bilabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
The voiceless bilabial stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages.
The voiceless alveolar stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages.
The voiceless glottal fricative, sometimes called voiceless glottal transition, and sometimes called the aspirate, is a type of sound used in some spoken languages that patterns like a fricative or approximant consonant phonologically, but often lacks the usual phonetic characteristics of a consonant.
The voiceless labialized velar (labiovelar) approximant (traditionally called a voiceless labiovelar fricative) is a type of consonantal sound, used in spoken languages.
The voiceless palato-alveolar sibilant affricate or voiceless domed postalveolar sibilant affricate is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages.
The voiceless velar stop or voiceless velar plosive is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages.
In linguistics, word order typology is the study of the order of the syntactic constituents of a language, and how different languages can employ different orders.
Halo Te Su language, Haló Té Sú language, ISO 639:nab, Manairisu language, Nambiquara do Sul language, Nambiquara language, Sarare language, Sararé language, South Nambiquara language, Southern Nambikuara language, Southern Nambikuára language, Southern Nambikwara language, Southwest Nambicuara language.