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Teru
Theru
[t̪ʰeɹu]
Registered by TheLanger on 16 August 2019
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: Teru [INACTIVE]Official
Species Human/humanoid
About Teru The Teru language is spoken in the country of the same name in Lahan.
• Two scipts: Neviric and native
• 11-point animacy hierarchy
• Head initial
• Base 5 counting system
Sample of TeruCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
khezuuzeziijaanreculturalisation
khezuuzeziijaavreculturalise
-ziiaffcausative marker
Language family relationships
Language treeLahiri
 ⤷  Proto-Lahiri
  ⤷ Insular Lahiri
   ⤷ Proto-East-Insular
    ⤷ Piyiga
     ⤷ Old Teru
      ⤷  Teru
[view] About LahiriSpoken on Lahan, on Sahar.

diachronics worksheet
[view] ǰoni (Joni)No summary available for this dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m       ŋ  
Plosive p pʰ b bʰ t̪ t̪ʰ d̪ d̪ʰ     ɟ ɟʰ k kʰ g gʰ  
Fricative     ʃ ʒ   ɣ h
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ      
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant     ɹ   j    
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   u u:
Close-mid e e:   o o:
Mid   ə  
Near-open æ æ:    
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Teru. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TeruOrthography
Aa/æ/, /ə/AA aa/æ:/Bb/b/BH bh/bʰ/Ǧǧ/ɣ/ǰ/d͡ʒ/Dd/d̪/DH dh/d̪ʰ/Ee/e/, /ə/EE ee/e:/
Gg/g/GH gh/gʰ/Hh/h/Ii/i/II ii/i:/Jj/ɟ/JH jh/ɟʰ/Kk/k/KH kh/kʰ/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n̪/Oo/o/OO oo/o:/Pp/p/PH ph/pʰ/Rr/ɹ/Ss/s̪/Tt/t̪/TH th/t̪ʰ/
Uu/u/UU uu/u:/Xx/t͡ʃ/Yy/j/Zz/z̪/Ŋŋ/ŋ/Šš/ʃ/Žž/ʒ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Teru

    Adposition head-directionalityHead initial
    Animacy distinctionsFive distinctions or more
    Base counting systemQuinary (5)
    Noun head-directionalityHead initial

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