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Cheon
Cheon
[t͡ʃeon]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 23 January 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Cheon Contemporary language to  Alvwe

Originally exclusively spoken by humans, but has been adopted by people of many species as the region becomes settled agriculturalists. Speakers interact extensively with Vwelul people, leading to influence from the Alvwe language.
Sample of Cheon[view] otoki haokenko elo-tene iñi / phen rongi ra iñi / thon sei tomofeko-tene otoki-are ‘oin / kae nema-hefi ninaeloi

We are the children of the stone / Strong and resilient / We receive what our gods have given us / And adorn it with ochre /
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Latest vocabulary
kotchochi nhermit
kotchoken adjalone
kotchopho adjlonely
Language family relationships
Language treeCheon
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m n   ɲ [ŋ]1  
Plosive p pʰ [b]2 t tʰ [d]3     k [g]4 ʔ
Fricative β̞ s   ç   h
Affricate   t͡s t͡sʰ [d͡z]5 [d͡zʰ]6 t͡ʃ t͡ʃʰ d͡ʒ7 [d͡ʒʰ]8      
Approximant       j ɰ  
Trill          
Flap   ɾ        
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /p/
  3. allophone of /t/
  4. allophone of /k/
  5. allophone of /t͡s/
  6. allophone of /t͡sʰ/
  7. tʃ/dʒ/#_
  8. tʃʰ/dʒʰ/#_, allophone of /t͡sʰ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i [i̥]1      
Near-close   [ɪ]2 [ʊ]3  
Close-mid e [e̥]4     o
Open a      
  1. allophone of /i̥/
  2. allophone of /i/
  3. allophone of /o/
  4. allophone of /e̥/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Cheon. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 CheonOrthography [edit]
'/ʔ/Aa/a/CH ch/t͡ʃ/, /d͡ʒ/1CY cy/ç/Ee/e/, [e̥]Ff/β̞/Gg/ɰ/Hh/h/Ii/i/, [ɪ], [i̥]
Kk/k/, [g]Ll/ɾ/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ŋ]Ññ/ɲ/Oo/o/, [ʊ]Pp/p/, [b]PH ph/pʰ/Rr/rʲ/
Ss/s/Tt/t/, [d]TCH tch/t͡ʃʰ/, [d͡ʒʰ]2TH th/tʰ/TS ts/t͡s/, [d͡z]TZ tz/t͡sʰ/Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. tʃ/dʒ/#_
  2. tʃʰ/dʒʰ/#_
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Cheon Converbs
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