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Tsaqom [QOM]
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Typology Progressing 47 words Tsaqom
Tsaqōm
[ˈt͡saqóm]
Registered by aafrophone on 18 August 2018
Language type Engineered Language (Englang)
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of TsaqomCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
yerōznblade
tazēhnleaf
zrācendriver
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularPharyngealGlottal
Nasal m n       [ŋ]1 ɴ    
Plosive p pʼ [b]2 t tʼ [d]3       k kʼ [g]4 q [ɢ]5   ʔ
Fricative ɸ [β]6 s [z]7 ʃ [ʒ]8     x [ɣ]9   ħ [h]10
Affricate [bβ]11 t͡s [d͡z]12 t͡ʃ [d͡ʒ]13            
Lateral approximant   l              
Lateral fricative   ɬ [ɮ]14              
Approximant   ɹ   j ʍ w        
Blends ks
  1. allophone of /ɴ/
  2. allophone of /p/
  3. allophone of /t/
  4. allophone of /k/
  5. allophone of /q/
  6. allophone of /ɸ/
  7. allophone of /s/
  8. allophone of /ʃ/
  9. allophone of /x/
  10. allophone of /ħ/
  11. allophone of /pɸ/
  12. allophone of /t͡s/
  13. allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  14. allophone of /ɬ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close-mid e é   o ó
Open-mid [ɛ]1 ɛ̃ ɛ̃́ [ɜ]2 [ʌ]3 ɔ̃ ɔ̃́
Open a á   ɑ̃ ɑ̃́
  1. allophone of /e/
  2. allophone of /a/
  3. allophone of /o/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tsaqom. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TsaqomOrthography
Pp/p/, [b]Tt/t/Kk/k/, [d], [g]Qq/q/, [ɢ]Cc/ʔ/Bb/pʼ/Dd/tʼ/Gg/kʼ/Ff/ɸ/, [β]
Ss/s/, [z]Zz/ʃ/, [ʒ]Xx/x/, [ɣ]Hh/ħ/, [h]Vv/pɸ/, [bβ]TS ts/t͡s/, [d͡z]Yy/t͡ʃ/, [d͡ʒ]KS ks/ks/Ww/w/
Ll/l/Rr/ɹ/Jj/j/Mm/m/Nn/n/QN qn/ɴ/, [ŋ]Aa/a/Āā/á/Ãã/ɑ̃/
Ââ/ɑ̃́/Ee/e/, [ɛ]Ēē/é/Ẽ ẽ/ɛ̃/Êê/ɛ̃́/Oo/o/Ōō/ó/Õõ/ɔ̃/Ôô/ɔ̃́/
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    Typological information for Tsaqom

    Base counting systemVigesimal (20)
    Definite articleNone
    GendersOther animacy classes
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    ToneSimple tone system (2 level tones)

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