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Xuni Kwang
Mbuƅ Goзƞ Šuƅƞ
[ᵐbūˀ gó̞̃ ɕū̃ˀ]*
Registered by protondonor on 13 October 2020
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: Quaxin XunOfficial
Species Human/humanoid
About Xuni Kwang A Kwang language spoken in Quaxin Xun. It is highly divergent from other Kwang varieties due to chain shifts affecting both the rime and onset.

Features include:
- CV syllable structure
- ballistic syllables
- Zhuang-style tone letters
- tons and tons of prenasalization
- Hmong-Mien-style ABAC compounding
- more complex classifier system system than  Standard Kwang but less complex than  Middle Kwang

Sample of Xuni Kwang[view] Mboƨ duч liзƞ tsiч dayз nžeз ñžayч qoƅ ngguч žaзƞ duз žaзƞ mbaƅƞ ñžay daчƞ tsoƅ "ñaƞ ło buз guчƞ buз duзƞ."

The gumboot chiton's appearance has led some tidepoolers to fondly refer to it as the "wandering meatloaf".
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Latest vocabulary
ngguƽvsuffer from
Language family relationships
Language treeNgerupic
 ⤷  Oã' Ñi
  ⤷  Wa Ñi
   ⤷  Proto-Kwang
    ⤷  Middle Kwang
     ⤷  Xuni Kwang
[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'.
Nasal m n   ɲ ŋ  
Plosive p b ᵐb t d ⁿd     k g ᵑg ʔ
Fricative   s ɕ     ɦ
Affricate   t͡s d͡z ⁿd͡z t͡ɕ d͡ʑ ⁿd͡ʑ      
Lateral approximant   l        
Lateral fricative   ɬ        
Approximant       j    
Flap   ɾ        
Blends ndɮ
Close i   u
Open   ä  
Polyphthongs äi äu
1 (unmarked) - low rising
ƨ - low ballistic
з - high
ч - mid falling
ƽ - low creaky
ƅ - mid ballistic

ƞ - nasalization (can combine with all tones)
Below is the orthography for Xuni Kwang. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Xuni KwangOrthography
Aa/ä/AJ aj/äi/AW aw/äu/Bb/b/Čč/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/DŁ dł/dɮ/Ee/e̞/Gg/g/Hh/ɦ/Ii/i/
Kk/k/Ll/l/Łł/ɬ/Mm/m/MB mb/ᵐb/Nn/n/Ññ/ɲ/ND nd/ⁿd/NDŁ ndł/ndɮ/NG ng/ŋ/NGG ngg/ᵑg/
NZ nz/ⁿd͡z/NŽ nž/ⁿd͡ʑ/Oo/o̞/Pp/p/Qq/ʔ/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/Šš/ɕ/Tt/t/TS ts/t͡s/TŁ tł/tɬ/
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    Typological information for Xuni Kwang

    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNeutral
    NasalsAll three
    Syllable structureSimple (CV)
    ToneComplex system (3+ or contour tones)

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