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WWM
wanyima wanyóa
[wáɲima waɲóa]
Registered by dendana on 3 February 2017
+ shared with: Loglorn
Language type Other
Species Human/humanoid
About WWM It wants you to call it WWM, since its full name, Wanyima-Wanyoa, is rather long.

latest news: all words after rtali in WWM are canonical. also all homophones and words with notes.

Current status: transferring grammar to CWS, applying semantic shifts and such to vocabulary. All information on CWS so far must be considered preliminary and subject to change, but hopefully WWM will become a Real Language (TM) before long!

Australian-ish in phonology

do you like morphophonology? I sure hope you do

stress is usually initial (unmarked) or on second syllable (marked) unless there's a case prefix, but don't worry, any non-initial stress is marked

there are prefixing cases! erg-abs cases, but nom-acc verb marking (mostly; there are a couple of exceptions)

transitivity marking on most verbs!
elevation and direction marking on verbs!
wheeeeeeeeee this is a fun time

Spoken around 1000 BCE
in the pink area on the flag, in what is now Magali, Sahar. Descendants spoken across a large area of Akulanen, from northern Magali east through Shohai to northern Amerhan.
Sample of WWM[view] Nyarni may niyíkurrwangwa ni ngwan?

How much does a house weigh?
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Latest vocabulary
rturaykkurayadvsuddenly
kanytyavhiccup
Language family relationships
Language treeNgerupic
 ⤷  Oã' Ñi
  ⤷  Wa Ñi
   ⤷  WWM
[view] About NgerupicA large language family from the northern Big Continent of the Aay world / from former Sharkunen in Sahar.
Named for Wa Ñi ŋèrup(a) 'people'.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarRetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m n ɳ ɲ   ŋ
Plosive p t ʈ c   k
Lateral approximant     l l̪ ɭ      
Approximant       ɻ j w  
Flap     ɾʲ ɽ      
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i: í   u u: ú
Open   ä ä: ä́: ä́  
Polyphthongs eä eä́ oä oä́
Orthography
Below is the orthography for WWM. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 WWMOrthography
Aa/ä/Áá/ä́/AA aa/ä:/ÁA áa/ä́:/EA ea/eä/ÉA éa/eä́/Ii/i/Íí/í/II ii/i:/Kk/k/Ll/l/LH lh/l̪/
Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/NH nh/n̪/NY ny/ɲ/OA oa/oä/ÓA óa/oä́/Pp/p/Rr/ɻ/RL rl/ɭ/RN rn/ɳ/RR rr/ɽ/
RT rt/ʈ/RY ry/ɾʲ/Tt/t/TH th/t̪/TY ty/c/Uu/u/Úú/ú/UU uu/u:/Ww/w/Yy/j/
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    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    From Wa Ñi to Wanyima-Wanyuu
    what it says
    08-Jun-18 07:47
    Wanyima-Wanyuu Grammar
    synthesis tho
    06-Jun-18 12:28
    WWM Morphophonology
    covphopho, or 'why the sounds change sometimes'
    03-Jun-18 02:54
    WWM Derivational Morphology
    make those words
    03-Jun-18 00:28
    WWM Compounding
    and sandhi
    16-May-18 01:42
    WWM Noun Class
    yep it kept those Wa Ñi classes
    14-May-18 07:17
    Typological information for WWM

    Morphological typologySynthetic
    Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative
    Number of nominal casesSix cases

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