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Ngiru
Ngiru
[ŋɪɾʊ]
Registered by Egil on 26 November 2015
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Ngiru Ngiru is a language based on Polynesian languages and Northern Sami.

Originally, Ngiru was going to be called Ngaru, but (luckily) the <NGA> tag was already taken. Therefore the name became Ngiru instead.
Sample of Ngiru[view] Rō ke ngao þe otoio hta tēa p'ēma / a ke kēo ngo nge ahtō!

All I wanna do / is see you turn into / a giant woman!
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Latest vocabulary
ngotēadjfast
p'aadjequal
tiongeadjempty
Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarVelar
Nasal m     n ŋ
Plosive p pʼ ʰp     t tʼ ʰt k kʼ ʰk
Fricative   f θ    
Lateral approximant       l  
Flap       ɾ  
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i       u
Near-close   ɪ   ʊ  
Close-mid e       o
Open     ä    
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ngiru. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 NgiruOrthography
Aa/ä/Þþ/θ/Ee/e/Ff/f/HK hk/ʰk/HP hp/ʰp/HT ht/ʰt/Ii/ɪ/Kk/k/K' k'/kʼ/Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Oo/o/Pp/p/P' p'/pʼ/Rr/ɾ/Tt/t/T' t'/tʼ/Uu/ʊ/Ōō/u/Ēē/i/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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