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Kawan
Khaua
[kʰaʊ̯a]
Registered by litrobotix on 17 September 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of KawanCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
rami'unbook
kvenwoman
qiunwife
Language family relationships
Language treeAsuranesian
 ⤷  Early-Proto-Asuranesian
  ⤷  Proto-Asuranesian
   ⤷  Proto-Littoro-Marianic
    ⤷ Littoro-Marianic
     ⤷ Marianic
      ⤷  Proto-East-Marianic
       ⤷ Eastern Marianic
        ⤷ Proto-Karasian
         ⤷  Kawan
[view] About AsuranesianAsuranesian is a family of languages spoken across the Asura Ocean, Nagu (where the family is believed to have originated) and around the edge of Upper Boroso.
[view] Yeviva (South Bay)Dialect spoken in the south of Kawa Island, mostly around South Bay. The dialect displayed on the main page is that of the the North Bay.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m     n   ɲ ŋ  
Plosive p p: ʰp: pʰ     t t: ʰt: tʰ   c c: ʰc: cʰ k k: ʰk: kʰ ʔ
Fricative β v ð s [z]1 ʃ [ʒ]2   ɣ  
Lateral approximant       l   ʎ    
Approximant       ɹ   j    
  1. allophone of /s/
  2. allophone of /ʃ/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open a  
Polyphthongs aɪ̯ aʊ̯ eɪ̯ eʊ̯ oɪ̯ oʊ̯
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kawan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KawanOrthography
'/ʔ/Aa/a/Ai ai/aɪ̯/Au au/aʊ̯/Ee/e/Ei ei/eɪ̯/Eu eu/eʊ̯/Gg/ŋ/Hkk hkk/ʰk:/Hpp hpp/ʰp:/
Hqq hqq/ʰc:/Htt htt/ʰt:/Ii/i/Kk/k/, /ɣ/Kh kh/kʰ/Kk kk/k:/Ll/l/Ly ly/ʎ/Mm/m/Nn/n/
Ñ ñ/ɲ/Oo/o/Oi oi/oɪ̯/Ou ou/oʊ̯/Pp/p/, /β/Ph ph/pʰ/Pp pp/p:/Qq/c/Qh qh/cʰ/Qq qq/c:/
Rr/ɹ/Ss/s/, [z]Sh sh/ʃ/, [ʒ]Tt/t/, /ð/Th th/tʰ/Tt tt/t:/Uu/u/Vv/v/Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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