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Standard Giho
Giho Kairenu
[giħo kairɛnu]*
Registered by Whekhetta Ttuqek on 20 August 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Standard Giho Giho is the standard language of the Giho people of Gihonia. The language has many dialects depending on regions within the country, however the standard is the dialect spoken in the capital city and, by extension, region of Kairenu.

Yeſ lagihokairenuta ſeĺouloqe youmdaor ſagihoqa gaGihoniasa. Sauſ leĺoulote, yuŋor ſejemiqe joińve, gaonyoiŕse yuńusŕaur, ńa yeſ loumdaote ſaiſwaerqe yem ſoińqe gaKairenusa.
Sample of Standard Giho[view] Ĺoausiſ woiĺzauĺ em wayoiyauŋoĺ davupaeńta buſar kie gewagaosve yem ŕenińpauve. Feiruſ ŕiŋta hueŋ luńnarse yem lekauŕolse, em owaſ ŕiŋta didisa anuŕan kie yen ſenwoſqe ſamardaova.[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
aiſwaerncapital
ńachowever
oińnregion
Sound samples in Standard Giho
Some sound samples of Standard Giho. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Ĺoausiſ woiĺzauĺ em wayoiyauŋoĺ davupaeńta buſar kie gewagaosve yem ŕenińpauve. Feiruſ ŕiŋta hueŋ lu...
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Language family relationships
Language treeIsolates
 ⤷ Isolate languages
  ⤷  Standard Giho
[view] About IsolatesThis is a family for isolate languages.
[view] Giho Aqaise (Giho Aqaise)A major dialect of Giho spoken in the area around Aqaise.
[view] Giho Kamhas (Giho Kamhas)A major dialect of Giho spoken in the area around Kamhasia
[view] Giho Ńelena (Giho Nelena)A major dialect of Giho spoken in the area around Ńelena.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarPharyngealGlottalOther
Nasal m   n   ɳ     ŋ      
Plosive p b t d         k g   ʔ  
Fricative     s z ʃ ʒ         ħ    
Affricate                     t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant     l   ɭ            
Lateral fricative     ɬ                
Approximant     ɹ     j w        
Trill     r                
Blends (k͡s)
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid   o
Open-mid ɛ  
Open a  
Polyphthongs ai ao ɛi oi ou au
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Standard Giho. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Standard GihoOrthography
Aa
a
/a/
Bb
be
/b/
Cc
ce
/ɬ/
Dd
de
/d/
Ee
e
/ɛ/
Ff
fe
/p̪/
Gg
ge
/g/
Hh
he
/ħ/
Ii
i
/i/
Jj
je
/ʒ/
Kk
ke
/k/
Ll
el
/l/
Mm
em
/m/
Nn
en
/n/
Oo
o
/o/
Pp
pe
/p/
Qq
qe
/t͡ɬ/
Rr
er
/r/
Ss
es
/s/
Tt
te
/t/
Uu
u
/u/
Vv
ve
/b̪/
Ww
we
/w/
Xx
exe
/k͡s/1
Yy
ye
/j/
Zz
ze
/z/
Ńń
/ɳ/
Ŋŋ
/ŋ/
Ŕŕ
/ɹ/
Sſ
eſ
/ʃ/
Ĺĺ
/ɭ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. loan words only
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Typological information for Standard Giho

Definite articleNone
Fixed stress locationUltimate (last)
GendersAnimate/Inanimate
Primary word orderVSO
Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)

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