The Commonest Speech Sounds: Prevalence Rates for Phonemes of the World

2017-05-29T04:24:43Z (GMT) by Suzy Styles
Prevalence rates of speech-sounds across 1672 languages. Data from PHOIBLE Online. Colour scale indicates range from the listed percentage to the next higher percent.<br><br>This figure first appeared in Styles SJ (2016) ‘Sensory worlds: Multisensory outcomes of sensory tuning to phoneme structure’ Presentation at the 5th Southern African Microlinguistics Workshop, Bloemfontein, South Africa, November 2016.<br><br>Data source:<br> <a>Moran, S., McCloy, D., & Wright, R. (2014). PHOIBLE Online. Retrieved 2016-10-06, from Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology </a><a href="http://phoible.org/">http://phoible.org/</a> <br>