Sonority and climate in a world sample of languages: findings and prospects

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 38 Published In Pages: 27-51
By Fought, John G., Munroe, Robert L., Fought, Carmen R., Good, Erin M.


Low sonority scores will be associated with higher levels of cultural complexity (38).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationNot SupportedNot SignificantUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Cultural ComplexityIndependentNONE
SonorityDependentVocabulary, Phonology