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Kolyma Ainu
Аню Идаӄхи
[aɲu idɑqχɪ]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 14 October 2016
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Kolyma Ainu Kolyma Ainu, also known as Anyu, is a language of the Ainu family, spoken by maybe a couple hundred people at most, primarily elderly, in northern Khabarovsk Krai and southern Magadan Oblast, although it used to be spoken more extensively across the northern Sea of Okhotsk region. Due to centuries of language contact, it has taken a lot of phonological influence from Evenki and Yukaghir, and later on from Russian. Grammatically it is most influenced by Evenki and Yakut, and it has large strata of loanwords from all four of those languages.
Sample of Kolyma Ainu[view] То мачи ғэмбаӄпэ кондывд коран?

How many hats does that woman have?
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Language treeAinu
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  ⤷  Kolyma 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...
Nasal m n   ɲ   ŋ    
Plosive p b t d       k g q ʔ
Fricative   s z ʃ ʒ       χ ʁ  
Affricate     t͡ʃ          
Approximant       j w      
Flap   ɾ            
Blends ju ju: jä jä: je je: jə jə: jo jo:
Close i i: y y: ɨ ɨ: u u:
Close-mid e e: ø ø:   o o:
Mid   ə ə:  
Open   ä ä:  
Below is the orthography for Kolyma Ainu. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Kolyma AinuOrthography [edit]
Зз/z/Ии/i/Йй/j/Кк/k/Мм/m/Нн/n/НЬ нь/ɲ/Оо/o/Пп/p/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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    Typological information for Kolyma Ainu

    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Primary writing systemCyrillic

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