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Typology Progressing 222 words Ukua
Ukua
[ɯkɯa]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 6 November 2021
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersUkua is spoken by a population of around 994,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Ukua[view] Jua batai a baba san, / Koba asa taga sa aro / Yon ya o hanwa masuan, / Makun hu baku-wugano san. / / Hanai tosa sagin, / Noyiron ato iwoyi-noyi, / Ukua kuwayo waji hanai san wagoin, / Ya boku goraji takojo i ban. / / Waji yon garaiwan, / Asaya baba aman, / Ya yo hu yon / Ya o hanwa tosaji somuan. / / Abai sa hanai sagin yon aman,...[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
bakuadjold
anhwapfirst person
ahuwapfirst person
Language family relationships
[edit] [view] Goi-Mi (Goi Dialect)This is a dialect that is found in the northern most part of Ukuaroranta, and mostly in the city of Hangoi; it's an old style of Ukua, and is written in the old script of Ukua. Everyone is taught to read the old style of script but it's rare to find place that still uses it as much as Hangoi. The dialect is named after Hangoi.

ui/ua = wi/wa
io = yo
p = b
g = k
j = g
r = w
sh = s
ch = t
[edit] [view] Tai-Mi (Tai Dialect)Tai-Mi is used specifically within Nosatai and towns around the city. Nosatai is a common crime city and the dialect reflects the stereotype of the "delinquent speak" and low education in Nosatai.

o = at the end, v (uh)
ui = hwi
ua = hwa
oi = I
ao = (aw)
io = yo
g = k
h =-= w/hw
r = n
sh = th
ch = (dzchuh)
[edit] [view] Wako-Mi (Wako Dialect)Wako-Mi is known as the "Immigrant's Dialect", as it's only used in Wajikosawi and Koraenoth. It mixes the phonology and the single-letter writing of "Iwa-in", and the words of Ukua.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m n            
Plosive p b t         k g  
Fricative   s ʃ         h
Affricate     t͡ʃ d͡ʑ        
Approximant         j w    
Flap   ɾ            
VowelsFrontBack
Close i ɯ
Close-mid   o
Open a  
Polyphthongs ɯa ai io ɔi ɯi
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ukua. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 UkuaOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/AI ai/ai/AO ao/aʊ/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/IO io/io/
Jj/d͡ʑ/Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/OI oi/ɔi/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/
SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/Uu/ɯ/UA ua/ɯa/UI ui/ɯi/Ww/w/Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Ukua

    Base counting systemQuinary (5)
    Polar question markingQuestion particle
    Primary word orderOSV

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