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Thuun [UO1]
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Thuun
Tuum
[tʉ:m]
Registered by january on 3 July 2015
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Thuun Thuun is a language spoken in the far north of the world. Much of the vocabulary and overall aesthetic are inspired by various Uralic and Turkic languages.
Tuum kiyllön ilaikalan sääl tuumas siitälmënäin. Moamukkoinen jo mëlyälä juokun läil tuokoimetain nualilen kiyllimyys Ulallais ja Tylkäläis.
tu~m kiül°ön ilaikalan sä~l tu~mas si*tälmënäin. moamuk°oinen jo mëlüälä juokun läil tuokoimetain nualilen kiül°imü~s ulal°ais ja tülkäläis.

Current Status
Sometimes I work on prosody and allophony

Features
No genders
No marked definiteness
No adpositions!
Mainly agglutinative, but with some fusionalness too
Exclusively suffixing
Lots of noun cases
Relatively free word order (but usually SVO)
Vowel harmony
Complex morphophonology
Lots of diphthongs
Sample of Thuun[view] Moanasmimuotin läil uo. Jyömmiëmkyyt nan?

There is a lot of water in my body. Do you want to drink it?
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treePemme
 ⤷  Proto-Pemme
  ⤷  Proto-Kuoggvi
   ⤷ Proto-L-Kuoggvi
    ⤷  Thuun
[view] About PemmeFormerly East-Mirarian.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalVelar
Nasal m n    
Plosive p t   k
Fricative   s    
Lateral approximant   l    
Approximant     j  
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:: i: y y:: y: ʉ ʉ:: ʉ:  
Close-mid e e:: e: ø ø:: ø:   ɤ ɤ:: ɤ: o o:: o:
Near-open æ æ:: æ:    
Open     ɑ ɑ:: ɑ:
Polyphthongs ʉoi̯:: ʉoi̯: eæi̯:: eæi̯: øæi̯:: øæi̯: yøi̯:: yøi̯: ɤɑ̯:: ɤɑ̯: eæ̯:: eæ̯: æe̯:: æe̯: oɑ̯:: oɑ̯: ɑi̯:: ɑi̯: ɤi̯:: ɤi̯:
oi̯:: oi̯: æi̯:: æi̯: øæ̯:: øæ̯: ei̯:: ei̯: ʉi̯:: ʉi̯: øi̯:: øi̯: yi̯:: yi̯: iɤ̯:: iɤ̯: iʉ̯:: iʉ̯: ie̯:: ie̯:
iy̯:: iy̯: ɑʉ̯:: ɑʉ̯: ɤʉ̯:: ɤʉ̯: oʉ̯:: oʉ̯: æy̯:: æy̯: ey̯:: ey̯: øy̯:: øy̯: ʉɑ̯:: ʉɑ̯: ʉɤ̯:: ʉɤ̯: ʉo̯:: ʉo̯:
yæ̯:: yæ̯: ye̯:: ye̯: yø̯:: yø̯: ɑɤ̯:: ɑɤ̯: ɤɑi̯:: ɤɑi̯: oɑi̯:: oɑi̯: iei̯:: iei̯: iɤi̯:: iɤi̯:
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Thuun. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ThuunOrthography
n
n
/n/
t
t
/t/
a
a
/ɑ/
ä
ä
/æ/
i
i
/i/
m
m
/m/
p
p
/p/
l
l
/l/
e
e
/ɤ/
ë
ë
/e/
o
o
/o/
ö
ö
/ø/
k
k
/k/
s
s
/s/
j
j
/j/
u
u
/ʉ/
ü
y
/y/
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    Typological information for Thuun

    GendersNone
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Pronoun dropping?Yes

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