Thompson, now called Nthlakampx,
is an Interior Salish Language spoken in southeastern British Colombia.
It has ejectives and voiceless plosives at alveolar, velar and uvular
places of articulation. These recordings were made
by Janet Werker and loaned to Louis Goldstein.
Listen to the examples below as many times as you want. When you are ready,
transcribe the 17 words below. Try to get the central versus back low vowels
but do not be overly concerned. The main objective is to be able to distinguish
ejectives from voiceless plosives.
These consonants are exemplified in following Thompson words. Please transcribe
each of the words below.