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Nongu
Suoppa kyĕlü
[su̪opːɑ cʲəly]
Registered by Archduke Ashide on 15 September 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Nongu Nongu (suoppa kyĕlü [su̪opːɑ cʲəly]) is a language most probably originated from Siberia and more specifically from Tunguska’s Taiga. Many specialists tried to classify Nongu language into the hypothetical altaic family as it shares basically similarities with turkic, mongolic, tungus, korean and japonic languages. It shows some specific connections with manchu language though nongu language doesn’t belongs to tungus language group. So for now Nongu language is still considered as a linguistic isolate or a mixed language who own both turkic, mongolic, tungus, korean and japonic features. Another theory based on their autonym "suoppa" would makes the Nongu language and the Nongu people descending from the Xianbei and especially from the Tabgach tribe, who in Chinese are known as "Tuoba", but this theory is pretty controversial and mostly used by Nonguria for propaganda.
Sample of Nongu[view] Magasi, San Fĕransisko! Si pittsa e upparaka ! Piricintte Hawayicinsi pĕ imĕ si !

Congratulations, San Francisco! You've ruined pizza! First the Hawaiians and now you!
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Latest vocabulary
taganntwo-year-old cattle
nohtanhalter
kkataalinbridle
Language family relationships
Language treeNongu languages
 ⤷ Proto-Nongu
  ⤷ Old Nongu
   ⤷ Middle Nongu
    ⤷ Nongu
     ⤷  Nongu
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularOther
Nasal m mʲ n   ɲ   ŋ ŋ: [ɴ]1  
Plosive p p: t t:   [c]2 cʲ   k k:    
Fricative ɸ s s: [ɕ]3 ç ʝ     χ  
Affricate     t͡ɕ d͡ʑ         t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant   l            
Approximant       j ʍ w      
Flap   ɾ            
Blends
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /k/
  3. allophone of /s/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i: y y:   ɯ u u:
Close-mid e e: ø ø:   o o:
Mid   ə  
Open-mid     ʌ ɔ
Open     ɑ ɑ:
Polyphthongs ɛɪ ɔɪ ɑɪ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Nongu. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 NonguOrthography
Aa/ɑ/Cc/t͡ɕ/, [c]Ee/e/Ff/ɸ/Gg/ŋ/Hh/χ/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʑ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/NY ny/ɲ/Oo/o/Öö/ø/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Üü/y/Ww/w/
Yy/j/AI ai/ɑɪ/Ĕĕ/ə/ĔŎ ĕŏ/ʌ/GG gg/ŋ:/HW hw/ʍ/II ii/i:/KK kk/k:/KY ky/cʲ/MY my/mʲ/Ŏŏ/ɔ/
OO oo/o:/ÖÖ öö/ø:/PP pp/p:/PY py/pʝ/SS ss/s:/TL tl/t͡ɬ/TT tt/t:/Ŭŭ/ɯ/ÜÜ üü/y:/UU uu/u:/ɕ[ɕ]
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Nongu

    Adposition head-directionalityHead final
    Adjective agreementNone
    GendersNone
    Phonemic vowel lengthShort/Long
    Primary word orderSOV

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