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Tonyusan
Tonúsu
[tɜˈɲɨsɨ]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 20 October 2019
Language type Proto-Conlang
Place & SpeakersTonyusan is spoken by a population of 12 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Tonyusan On a small warm tropical island on an alien planet, the Tonyusans have found themselves on a beach with a completely different set of organisms to contest with. They fear the ocean and the forest around them (rightfully so) and find safety with each return to the beach.
Sample of Tonyusan[view] Bo fúbu fúraqu.

I don't like sand.
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Latest vocabulary
tiqánself
masórocbecause
mahíkiadjlumpy
Language family relationships
Language treeTonyus
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[view] About TonyusThis is the category that will contain all of the languages that I evolve from Tonyusan.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelarUvularPharyngealEpiglottalGlottal
Nasal m n     [ɲ]1 ŋ        
Plosive [b]2 [t]3     [c]4 k [q]5 [ɢ]6   [ʡ]7 ʔ
Fricative ɸ β s   [ʂ]8 [ç]9 x [χ]10 ʁ [ħ]11   h
Affricate [b͡β]12   t͡ʃ   [c͡ç]13          
Trill [ʙ]14           [ʀ]15      
  1. Stressed, allophone of /n/
  2. Word-initial unstressed, allophone of /β/
  3. Word-initial unstressed, allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  4. Word-initial stressed, allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  5. Stressed and/or word-initial, allophone of /ʔ/
  6. Word-initial unstressed, allophone of /ʁ/
  7. Touching /ɑ/, allophone of /ʔ/
  8. Word-initial unstressed, allophone of /s/
  9. Stressed, allophone of /s/
  10. Stressed and/or word-initial, allophone of /h/
  11. Touching /ɑ/, allophone of /h/
  12. Word-internal stressed, allophone of /β/
  13. Word-internal stressed, allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  14. Word-initial stressed, allophone of /β/
  15. Stressed, allophone of /ʁ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [ɨ]1 ɯ [u]2
Close-mid [e]3    
Mid   [ə]4  
Open-mid [ɛ]5 [ɜ]6  
Open a   ɑ [ɒ]7
  1. Touching /n/, /t͡ʃ/, /s/, allophone of /ɯ/
  2. Touching /m/, /ɸ/, /β/, allophone of /ɯ/
  3. Touching /ʔ/, /h/, /ʁ/, allophone of /i/
  4. allophone of high vowels
  5. Touching /ʔ/, /h/, /ʁ/, allophone of /a/
  6. Touching /n/, /t͡ʃ/, /s/, allophone of /ɑ/
  7. Touching /m/, /ɸ/, /β/, allophone of /ɑ/
Syllable StructureCV... both onset and nucleus required and no coda allowed
Stress informationVariable and affects meaning. (Must be marked in romanization using acute accent marks) Gerenally spoken as a long vowel with a low tone and at a high volume. (Length is the main tell)
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tonyusan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TonyusanOrthography [edit]
a/a/b/β/f/ɸ/ņ~g/ŋ/h/h/i/i/k/k/m/m/
ñy~n/n/o/ɑ/q/ʔ/r/ʁ/j~s/s/c~t/t͡ʃ/u/ɯ/x/x/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Tonyusan

    Base counting systemSenary (6)
    Primary directional systemAbsolute elevation (up/downhill...)
    Possession distinctionsAlienable/inalienable
    Reduplication functionPlural, collective, etc
    Stress marked?Yes - diacritic

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