chapter  7
Tümpisa Shoshone
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To exemplify the effort-based approach to lenition in greater depth, this chapter examines the sound pattern of Tiimpisa Shoshone, which includes spirantization, voicing, nasal weakening, and elision of laryngeal consonants.97

Tiimpisa98 (also known as Panamint) dialect of Shoshone, aUto-Aztecan language spoken in the region of the California-Nevada border. As a frame of reference, I present the following chart of consonant "phonemes" for Tiimpisa Shoshone: