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Western Mountains Mau [MWD]
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New 804 words Western Mountains Mau
Mau taggha
[mɑu t̪ɑɣ:ɑ]*
Registered by aquincum on 29 June 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Western Mountains Mau == WORK IN PROGRESS ==

Spoken in the Western Mountains (wherever they are!). Goes the other direction than other "dialects": actually expands to even more syllabled words!
Sample of Western Mountains Mau[view] 1 Khoi moi taggha qibbhyu dyau tipuwwa qibbhyu rhimn. / 2 Beikya rhannajhim dhangbabon, ha Jhinoini ekya nge mam boi haqiya fyuthiyan. / 3 Thi, po tyiwadyevau thoba, boi puwwe moi rhoi tchibya ki ha i noizhe mengha dyi xa. / 4 Ha thibya, po mo dyau harhau chanathi atta jhima ki bingau noia moibabya ekya xa. Ha Tinnhuzhe dherhaunu po nyoi zarrabo...[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
qingadjsick
zaungvpay attention
zaungadjattentive
Language family relationships
Language treeMauic
 ⤷ Proto-Mau
  ⤷  Mau
   ⤷  Western Mountains Mau
[view] About MauicThis family is basically the descendants of the imperial Mau language.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarRetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m mʲ     n ɳ   ɲ   ŋ    
Plosive p pʲ b bʲ     ʈ ɖ   c ɟ   k kʲ g gʲ   ʔ
Fricative β:ʲ βʲ f fʲ v vʲ   s z ʂ ʂ: ʐ ʐ: ɕ ɕ: ʑ ʑ:     x xʲ ɣ ɣ: ɣʲ χ χ: χʲ ʁ ʁ: ʁʲ h hʲ
Affricate       t͡s t͡s: ʈʂ ʈʂ: t͡ɕ t͡ɕ:          
Lateral approximant       l lʲ              
Approximant             j w      
Trill       r rʲ              
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open   ɑ
Polyphthongs ɔɪ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Western Mountains Mau. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Western Mountains MauOrthography
Aa/ɑ/AI ai/aɪ/Bb/b/BBHY bbhy/β:ʲ/BHY bhy/βʲ/BY by/bʲ/CCH cch/ɕ:/CH ch/ɕ/Dd/d̪/DH dh/ɖ/
DY dy/ɟ/Ee/e/Ff/f/FY fy/fʲ/Gg/g/GGH ggh/ɣ:/GH gh/ɣ/GHY ghy/ɣʲ/GY gy/gʲ/Hh/h/
HY hy/hʲ/Ii/i/JH jh/ʑ/JJH jjh/ʑ:/Kk/k/KH kh/χ/KHY khy/χʲ/KKH kkh/χ:/KY ky/kʲ/Ll/l/
LY ly/lʲ/Mm/m/MY my/mʲ/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/NH nh/ɳ/NY ny/ɲ/Oo/o/OI oi/ɔɪ/Pp/p/
PY py/pʲ/Qq/ʔ/Rr/r/RH rh/ʁ/RHY rhy/ʁʲ/RRH rrh/ʁ:/RY ry/rʲ/Ss/s/SH sh/ʂ/SSH ssh/ʂ:/
Tt/t̪/TCH tch/t͡ɕ/TH th/ʈ/TS ts/t͡s/TSH tsh/ʈʂ/TTCH ttch/t͡ɕ:/TTS tts/t͡s:/TTSH ttsh/ʈʂ:/TY ty/c/Uu/u/
Vv/v/VY vy/vʲ/Ww/w/Xx/x/XY xy/xʲ/Yy/j/Zz/z/ZH zh/ʐ/ZZH zzh/ʐ:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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