Language name and locationː Central Pomo, California, USA [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区: 中部波莫语, 美国西部加利福尼亚州北部地区


1. tato

2. ko

3. sibo

4. duo-ko ( 2 x 2 ?)

5. natsui

6. tsadi

7. koina 

8. koko-dol

9. namilka-com

10. namilka-tek


Linguist providing data and dateː Mr. Mark Rosenfelder, The Author of the website "Numbers from 1 to 10 in over 5000 languages", Chicago, USA, October 7 2023.

提供资的语言: Mr. Mark Rosenfelder, 2023 年 10 月 7 日.


Other comments: Central Pomo is an extinct Pomoan language spoken in Northern California. Pre-contact speakers of all the Pomoan languages have been estimated at 8,000 all together. This estimation was from the American anthropologist Alfred Kroeber.
"The Central Pomo language was traditionally spoken from the Russian River southwest of Clear Lake to the Pacific coast. There were settlements along the Russian River (in the southern Ukiah Valley, in Hopland Valley, and further south near the Sonoma County line), in the coastal region (at Manchester, Point Arena, and at the mouth of the Gualala River), and in the region between the two (around Yorkville and in Anderson Valley)."
It has a consonant inventory that is identical to the related Southern Pomo language with the following exceptions:
Central Pomo distinguishes velar /k/, /kʰ/, /kʼ/ from uvular /q/, /qʰ/, /qʼ/. It lacks a non-ejective alveolar affricate (i.e., it does not have /ts/ as a phoneme), and does not have length, in the form of geminate root consonants, as found in Southern Pomo.
As of 2013, a transcription project of Central Pomo materials collected by J.P. Harrington is underway.
Central Pomo
has only recorded traditional numerals from 1 to 10 years ago, not sure if they were used a traditional decimal or vigesimal system before, New data for numbers after ten is required. 

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