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Yusak
Jusak
[jusak]
Registered by nai888 on 6 December 2015
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: ArrymOfficial
Species Human/humanoid
About Yusak Yusak (Jusak) is a polysynthetic ergative-absolutive language. It is strongly head-marking and strongly right branching.
Sample of Yusak[view] Trahjozna.

I drink Blood.
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Latest vocabulary
biirtukwengrowing season
tunukadjfull
gwaasadjtall
Language family relationships
Language treeAlpic
 ⤷ Proto Alpic
  ⤷  Old Alpic
   ⤷ Proto-Sawuus
    ⤷ East Alpic
     ⤷ Yusakti
      ⤷  Yusak
[view] About AlpicThe languages spoken on Alpa, Sahar.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n            
Plosive p b     t d         k g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ [ɕ]1 [ç]2   [x]3 h
Lateral approximant       l            
Approximant             j w    
Trill       [r]4            
Flap       ɾ            
  1. allophone of /h/
  2. allophone of /h/
  3. allophone of /h/
  4. allophone of /ɾ/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i y u
Close-mid e o
Open a  
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Yusak. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 YusakOrthography
Aa/a/Ðð/ð/Þþ/θ/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/
Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/, [r]
Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/y/Zz/z/Šš/ʃ/Žž/ʒ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    Nouns
    The grammar of nouns in Yusak
    31-Jan-17 00:46
    Verbs
    The grammar of verbs in Yusak
    27-Jan-17 03:14
    Derivation
    Morphological derivation in Yusak
    31-Dec-16 02:23
    Pronouns
    Grammar of pronouns in Yusak
    10-Sep-16 00:19
    Names
    The origins of names in Arrym and other Yusak-speaking cultu...
    16-Jul-16 00:29
    Script
    An overview of the Yusak script
    26-May-16 12:48
    Numerals
    Numerals in Yusak
    26-May-16 00:21
    Adjectives and Adverbs
    The grammar of Yusak adjectives and adverbs
    25-May-16 23:59
    Typological information for Yusak

    Morphological typologyPolysynthetic
    Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive
    Noun incorporationBoth
    Primary word orderVSO

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