Features for Ḍoláh

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Consonant Inventories WALS Moderately small
Vowel Quality Inventories WALS Small (2-4)
Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives WALS In plosives alone
Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems WALS Missing /p/
Uvular Consonants WALS None
Glottalized Consonants WALS No glottalized consonants
Lateral Consonants WALS /l/, no obstruent laterals
The Velar Nasal WALS No velar nasal
Vowel Nasalization WALS Contrast absent
Front Rounded Vowels WALS None
Syllable Structure WALS Simple
Tone WALS Simple tone system
Fixed Stress Locations WALS No fixed stress
Weight-Sensitive Stress WALS Not predictable
Weight Factors in Weight-Sensitive Stress Systems WALS No weight
Rhythm Types WALS Undetermined
Absence of Common Consonants WALS No bilabials
Presence of Uncommon Consonants WALS Labial-velars

Nominal Categories

Number of Genders WALS Two
Sex-based and Non-sex-based Gender Systems WALS Non-sex-based
Systems of Gender Assignment WALS Semantic
Coding of Nominal Plurality WALS Plural suffix
Occurrence of Nominal Plurality WALS All nouns, always optional
Definite Articles WALS No definite or indefinite article
Indefinite Articles WALS No definite or indefinite article
Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives WALS No distance contrast
Third Person Pronouns and Demonstratives WALS Related for all demonstratives
Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns WALS Multiple politeness distinctions
Number of Cases WALS 8-9 cases
Asymmetrical Case-Marking WALS Symmetrical
Position of Case Affixes WALS Case suffixes


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