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Kencha Ayii [AYI]
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CWSP Lang New 62 words Kencha Ayii
Këja Ayii
[kɛⁿd͡ʒɑ ɑji:]*
Registered by dendana on 28 March 2017
Language type Other
Place & SpeakersSpoken by a population of around 800 in: Ebo NganagamMinority
Species Human/humanoid
About Kencha Ayii Spoken in northeastern  Ebo Nganagam by 800 people spread amongst about 10 villages. One of two Kencha languages which are quite close. Ayii is the word for 'yes', hence the name Këja Ayii 'Kencha of Yes'.
Sample of Kencha AyiiCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
usibhoghuunnonbinary person
Language family relationships
Language treeKencha
 ⤷  Kęcha
  ⤷  Kencha Ayii
[view] About KenchaA small family spoken by about 2000 people in remote northeastern CEN. Both languages are closely related to each other, with separation of about 500 years.
Nasal m   n        
Plosive p ᵐb   t ⁿd       k kʼ ᵑg
Fricative   f s ʃ     ɣ
Affricate       t͡ʃ ⁿd͡ʒ      
Approximant         j w  
Trill     r        
Implosive ɓ   ɗ   ʄ    
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:  
Open   ɑ ɑ:
Below is the orthography for Kencha Ayii. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Kencha AyiiOrthography
Aa/ɑ/AA aa/ɑ:/Bb/ᵐb/BH bh/ɓ/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/ⁿd/DH dh/ɗ/Ee/e/EE ee/e:/Ëë/ɛ/ËË ëë/ɛ:/
Ff/f/Gg/ᵑg/GH gh/ɣ/Ii/i/II ii/i:/Jj/ⁿd͡ʒ/JH jh/ʄ/Kk/k/KH kh/kʼ/Mm/m/Nn/n/
Oo/o/OO oo/o:/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/Uu/u/UU uu/u:/Ww/w/Yy/j/
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