|This language has
|Its Frequency index is
||0.527006652 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
|The language has these sounds:
||Atta dialect. Mambila is spoken on and near the Mambila plateau straddling the Nigeria-Cameroon border. Perrin & Hill (1969) analyze the tone system as consisting of four level tones which can combine to form two rising, two falling, and one rise-fall contour on monosyllables. A form of vowel harmony restricts sequences of vowels in disyllables. Any vowel except /a/ can follow itself; only /e/ follows /a/. Also /a/ can follow /i,e,u/, /e/ can follow /i,u/ and /i/ can follow /u/. Vowels are nasalized after /h/.
||Perrin, M.J., Hill, M.V. 1969. Mambila (parler d'Atta): Description Phonologique. Universite Federale du Cameroun, Section de Linguistique Appliquee.