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Quosian [QSN]
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Qos Nar
[kʷɒs naʀ]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 28 December 2017
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Quosian[view] viṅ sayn cze fwe ɫaws o la

The North Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger, when a traveler came along wrapped in a warm cloak. / / They agreed that the one who first succeeded in making the traveler take his cloak off should be considered stronger than the other. / / Then the North Wind blew as hard as he could, but the more he blew the more closely did the traveler fold his cloak around him; / / and at last the North Wind gave up the attempt. Then the Sun shined out warmly, and immediately the traveler took off his cloak. / / And so the North Wind was obliged to confess that the Sun was the stronger of the two.
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Latest vocabulary
Nasal m   n   ɲ ŋ ŋʷ  
Plosive p b   t d     k kʷ g gʷ  
Fricative ɸ β θ ð s z ʃ ʒ ç x ʁ
Affricate p͡ɸ   t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ c͡ç k͡x  
Lateral approximant     l     ʟ  
Trill             [ʀ]1
Click ʘ ᵐʘ ǀ ⁿǀ ǃ ⁿǃ     ʞ ʞʷ ᵑʞʷ ᵑʞ  
  1. allophone of /ʁ/
Close i y   ɯ u
Mid   ə  
Open a   ɒ
Polyphthongs ui ai au iu
Below is the orthography for Quosian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 QuosianOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/AW aw/au/AY ay/ai/Bb/b/Cc/ǀ/CCH cch/c͡ç/CH ch/ç/CZ cz/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/DH dh/ð/
DZ dz/d͡z/Ee/ə/Ff/ɸ/Gg/g/GW gw/gʷ//ɯ/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/k/KH kh/x/
KKH kkh/k͡x/KX kx/ʞ/KXW kxw/ʞʷ/Ll/l/Mm/m/MPX mpx/ᵐʘ/Ṅṅ/ŋ/Ññ/ɲ/Nn/n/NC nc/ⁿǀ/
NKX nkx/ᵑʞ/NKXW nkxw/ᵑʞʷ/ṄW ṅw/ŋʷ/NX nx/ⁿǃ/Oo/ɒ/Pp/p/PF pf/p͡ɸ/PX px/ʘ/Qq/kʷ/Rr/ʁ/, [ʀ]
Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/TH th/θ/TS ts/t͡s/Uu/u/Üü/y/UY uy/ui/Vv/β/WE we/uə/
WO wo/uɒ/Xx/ǃ/YE ye/iə/YU yu/iu/Zz/z/ZH zh/ʒ/Ɫɫ/ʟ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Quosian

    Base counting systemQuinary (5)
    Labial typesBoth labials and labiovelars
    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Noun head-directionalityHead initial

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