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Honshu Ainu
Utar Itak
[utaɺ itak]
Registered by protondonor on 12 September 2016
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Honshu Ainu My first attempt at an Ainu-based a posteriori. Kind of a piece of crap. Going to salt the earth and start over with this one at some point, if I can figure out what direction I want to go in.

If you want a decent Ainu-based conlang, view my other project,  Kolyma Ainu.
Sample of Honshu Ainu[view] Nippon moshir atsuika ta ne wa apegin ari ikamma wa karei / -- / Bu zhippik pā ta, Nippon tānta ka somo ne nankor / Bu shi mok pā, Nippon tānta ne, kusu ta un akkas akkayan, kusu inne utar ta un akkas wa isan / Tek shipop kusu inne pyusen kusu moshir ne wa tane poronno nī ne / Kusu shisēsek. / Kusu poronno utar moshir ta ne; tā kin tsunke ta shinot...[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
#IyairaikereJeii#thanksjay
haitavmake a mistake
haitahinmistake
Language family relationships
Language treeAinu
 ⤷ Proto-Ainu
  ⤷  Honshu Ainu
[view] About AinuThe Ainu languages are a small language family of Northeast Asia. Hokkaido Ainu is the only surviving Ainu language, and so is considered an isolate. The Ainu languages have not been conclusively linked to any other language family, although links ha...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m n [ȵ]1     [ŋ]2  
Plosive p b t d       k g ʔ
Fricative [ɸ]3 s z [ɕ]4 [ʑ]5 [ç]6     h ɦ
Affricate   [t͡s]7 [d͡z]8 [t͡ɕ]9 [d͡ʑ]10        
Lateral flap   ɺ          
Approximant       j w    
  1. before /i j/, allophone of /n/
  2. before /k g/ or word-finally
  3. before /u w/, allophone of /h/
  4. before /i j/, allophone of /s/
  5. before /i j/, allophone of /z/
  6. before /i j/, allophone of /h/
  7. before /u w/, allophone of /t/
  8. before /u w/, allophone of /d/
  9. before /i j/, allophone of /t/
  10. before /i j/, allophone of /d/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   u u:
Close-mid e e:   o o:
Open   ä ä:  
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Honshu Ainu. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Honshu AinuOrthography
Āā/ä:/Aa/ä/Bb/b/CH ch[t͡ɕ]1Dd/d/DZ dz[d͡z]2Ēē/e:/Ee/e/Ff[ɸ]3Gg/g/Hh/h/
H' h'/ɦ/Īī/i:/Ii/i/Jj[d͡ʑ]4Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/Ōō/o:/Oo/o/Pp/p/Qq/ʔ/
Rr/ɺ/Ss/s/SH sh[ɕ]5Tt/t/TS ts[t͡s]6Ūū/u:/Uu/u/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/ZH zh[ʑ]7
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. before /i j/
  2. before /u w/
  3. before /u w/
  4. before /i j/
  5. before /i j/
  6. before /u w/
  7. before /i j/
Typological information for Honshu Ainu

Relative clause headGapped
Marked tense (verb)No marked tense
Primary writing systemKana/Kanji/Hanzi

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