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brief introduction of Losunian
This public article was written by ericham2014 on 21 Aug 2016, 06:20.
4. Lesson #1Losunian is a constructed language created and spoken in Democratic Republic of Losun. It derived basically from Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, Hakka, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean and English. In phonology, there are 21 consonants and 8 vowels (with several diphthongs and triphthongs). Though most of the vocabulary and grammer are adapted from Chinese, it is a non-tonal language, unlike Chinese itself is tonal.
The main language of Democratic Republic of Losun is actually Chinese. About half of population (5 million) may understand basic Losunian. However, those who speak Losunian as their main language were just consists of 0.5% of population (~50,000) and they are mainly the language instructors and their friends and families, and in minority, the Losunian lovers.