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The Yuggera language [YXG]
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Typology New 185 words The Yuggera language
Yakarra
[ˈjag̥aɾa]*
Registered by LinguaPhiliax on 12 October 2017
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About The Yuggera language First of all, I know that this not a conlang. The ConWorkShop is just a fantastic platform for making your own personal online dictionaries and so I'm using this for the time being.

This dictionary is my own personal recording and standardisation of the main dialect continuum traditionally spoken by the Indigenous Australians of the Yuggera nation. The nation surrounds the city of Brisbane, extends as far south as Beenleigh, as far north as Caboolture and as far inland as Toowoomba.

So far, the lexicon is being taken from Rev. W. Ridley's "Kámilarói and Other Australian Languages" (KaOAL) and F. J. Watson's "Vocabularies of Four Representative Tribes of South Eastern Queensland" (VoFRToSEQ) but I will be adding more written and spoken sources over time.
Sample of The Yuggera languageCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
dambardhakunsandwich
dhankanjnlightning
búnnelbow/knee
Language family relationships
Language treePama-Nyungan
 ⤷ Proto-Pama-Nyungan
  ⤷ Durubalic
   ⤷  The Yuggera language
[view] About Pama-NyunganThe Pama-Nyungan languages are the most widespread language family of indigenous Australian languages, containing approximately 300 languages and covering the vast majority of the continent. Typical Pama-Nyungan languages are dependent-marking and ex...
[view] Kuwarr (Guwar)Spoken on Moreton Island. Uses "kuwarr" for "no".
[view] Dhanday (Jandai)Spoken on the coast near south Stradbroke Island. Uses "dhanday" for "no".
[view] Mundhan (Moondjan)Spoken on north Stradbroke Island. Uses "mundhan" for "no" I think? Other sources say "ngundhan" or "kundhan" with the meaning "other country/person".
[view] Dharrabul (Turrubul)Spoken in the central Brisbane area. Means "stony place" I think?
[view] Yakarrabul (Yugarabul)Spoken on the coast between Caboolture and Brisbane.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarRetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m   n [ɳ]1 ɲ̪   ŋ
Plosive d̪̥ʲ [ɖ̥]2    
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant       ɻ j w  
Flap     ɾ        
  1. after /ɻ/, allophone of /n/
  2. after /ɻ/, allophone of /d̥/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: ĩ: ĩ u u:
Open a a: ã: ã  
Polyphthongs aj̃
Orthography
Below is the orthography for The Yuggera language. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 The Yuggera languageOrthography
Aa
/a/
Áá
yá-bunmarr
/a:/
Bb
bay
/b̥/
Dd
day
/d̥/
DH dh
/d̪̥ʲ/
Gg
//
Ii
/i/
Íí
yí-bunmarr
/i:/
Jj
dhí
//
Kk
kay
/g̥/
Ll
yal
/l/
Mm
mam
/m/
Nn
nan
/n/
NG ng
ngang
/ŋ/
NJ nj
njanj
/ɲ̪/
Rr
yar
/ɻ/
RR rr
yarr-burrla
/ɾ/
Uu
/u/
Úú
yú-bunmarr
/u:/
Ww
waw
/w/
Yy
yay
/j/
✔ Shown in correct order
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    Overview
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    Typological information for The Yuggera language

    Fixed stress locationInitial
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Pronoun dropping?Yes
    Stress marked?Yes - diacritic
    Valence decreasing voicesAntipassive only

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