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Nakoe
Njoi
[ǂ̃oɘ]
Registered by Marlowe Clark on 23 June 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Nakoe trying to make a click language with actually realistic clicks
Sample of Nakoe[view] Xeexeemo oi iizetleuh de kiivuulinkiipu ingehoo.

My hovercraft is full of eels.
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Latest vocabulary
nqamadpprevious
xedadpnext
riilndaytime
Language family relationships
Language treeNacoian
 ⤷  Proto-Nacoian
  ⤷  Nakoe
[view] About NacoianSo far, just Njoi
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m   n     [ɲ]1   [ŋ]2
Plosive p [pʰ]3 b   t [tʰ]4 d     [c]5 [cʰ]6 [ɟ]7   k [kʰ]8 g
Fricative [ɸ]9 β     [ʃ]10 ʒ   [ç]11 [ʝ]12   [x]13 ɣ
Lateral approximant           [ʎ]14   ʟ
Approximant             [w]15  
Trill     r          
Flap     [ɾ]16          
Click   ǀ ǀ̃ ǀ̬     ǁ ǁ̃ ǁ̬ ǂ ǂ̃ ǂ̬    
Blends mb nd [ɲɟ]17 ŋg
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /ŋg/
  3. allophone of /p/
  4. allophone of /t/
  5. allophone of /k/
  6. allophone of /k/
  7. allophone of /g/
  8. allophone of /k/
  9. allophone of /β/
  10. allophone of /ʒ/
  11. allophone of /ɣ/
  12. allophone of /ɣ/
  13. allophone of /ɣ/
  14. allophone of /ʟ/
  15. allophone of /u/
  16. allophone of /t/
  17. allophone of /ŋg/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   u u:
Close-mid e e:   o o:
Open   ä ä:  
Polyphthongs
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Nakoe. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 NakoeOrthography
Aa/ä/AA aa/ä:/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/e/EE ee/e:/EU eu/eɵ/Gg/g/, [ɟ]Hh/ɣ/, [ʝ], [x], [ç]Ii/i/
II ii/i:/Kk/k/, [c], [cʰ], [kʰ]Ll/ʟ/, [ʎ]Mm/m/MB mb/mb/, [m]Nn/n/, [ɲ], [ŋ]ND nd/nd/, [n]NG ng/ŋg/, [ŋ], [ɲɟ]Oo/o/OO oo/o:/
OI oi/oɘ/Pp/p/, [pʰ]Rr/r/, [ɾ]Tt/t/, [tʰ], [ɾ]Uu/u/, [w]UU uu/u:/Vv/β/, [ɸ]Zz/ʒ/, [ʃ]Cc/ǂ/Jj/ǂ̬/
NJ nj/ǂ̃/Xx/ǀ/Qq/ǀ̬/NQ nq/ǀ̃/Yy/ǁ/Ww/ǁ̬/NW nw/ǁ̃/
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    Typological information for Nakoe

    NasalsNasal stops and prenasalised consonants
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