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Typology New 461 words Twonga
Twongapwa
[Tʷoŋäpʷä]
Registered by TheSensinator on 27 December 2018
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersTwonga is spoken by a population of 13,690,400 in Tsahama.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Twonga[view] Nagapwanalatwa Twongapwangwe

I speak English
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Latest vocabulary
Pokuadvof course
Gajaadvnow
Gwingiadvno
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularPharyngealGlottal
Nasal m mʷ   n n̥       ŋ ŋʷ ŋ̥      
Plosive p pʷ pʰ b bʷ   t tʷ tʰ d dʷ       k kʷ kʰ g gʷ q    
Fricative   f s ʃ ʃʷ         ʕ h
Affricate     t͡s              
Lateral approximant     l              
Lateral fricative     ɬ              
Approximant         j w        
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Mid    
Open-mid ɛ   ɔ
Open   ä  
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Twonga. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TwongaOrthography
Aa/ä/AE ae/ɛ/Bb/b/BW bw/bʷ/Dd/d/DW dw/dʷ/Ee/e̞/ʕ/ʕ/Ff/f/Gg/g/GW gw/gʷ/
Hh/h/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/HK hk/kʰ/KW kw/kʷ/Ll/l/HL hl/ɬ/Mm/m/HM hm/m̥/MW mw/mʷ/
Nn/n/HN hn/n̥/NG ng/ŋ/HNG hng/ŋ̥/NGW ngw/ŋʷ/Oo/ɔ/Pp/p/HP hp/pʰ/PW pw/pʷ/Qq/q/Ss/s/
SH sh/ʃ/SHW shw/ʃʷ/Tt/t/HT ht/tʰ/TW tw/tʷ/TS ts/t͡s/Uu/u/Ww/w/
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    Typological information for Twonga

    Base counting systemOctal (8)
    Definite articleWord for 'this/that' used
    Double negativesAmplify negative
    GendersOther animacy classes

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