Difference between revisions of "Zhuori"

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!rowspan=2|Plosive
 
!rowspan=2|Plosive
 
!Unvoiced
 
!Unvoiced
|p
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|p ‹P›
 
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|t
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|t ‹T›
 
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|k
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|k ‹K›
 
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!Voiced
 
!Voiced
|b
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|b ‹B›
 
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|d
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|d ‹D›
 
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|g
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|g ‹G›
 
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!Nasal
 
!Nasal
 
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|m
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|m ‹M›
 
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|n
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|n ‹N›
 
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|
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‹NG›
 
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!rowspan=2|Fricative
 
!rowspan=2|Fricative
 
!Unvoiced
 
!Unvoiced
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‹F›
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‹TH›
|s
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|s ‹S›
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‹SH›
 
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!Voiced
 
!Voiced
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‹V›
|ð
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|z
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|z ‹Z›
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‹ZH›
 
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|r
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|r ‹R›
 
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|j
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|j ‹Y›
|w
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|h
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|h ‹H›
 
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!Lateral
 
!Lateral
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|l
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|l ‹L›
 
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==Vowels==
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Vowel length is phonemic.
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center; vertical-align:middle; width:600px;"
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!
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!Front
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!Back
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|-
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!High
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|i ‹I›·y ‹Y›
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|u ‹O›
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|-
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!Mid
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|e ‹E›
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|o ‹Ǫ›
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|-
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!Low
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|colspan=2|a ‹A›
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|}
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===Diphthongs===
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Zhuori has many diphthongs, both rising and falling.
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Rising:
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center; vertical-align:middle; width:600px;"
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!IPA
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!Orth.
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|-
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|aɪ
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|AI
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|-
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|aʊ
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|AU
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|-
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|eɪ
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|EI
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|-
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|oɪ
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|UY
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|-
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|oʊ
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|OU
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|}
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Falling:
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center; vertical-align:middle; width:600px;"
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!IPA
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!Orth.
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|-
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|ia
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|IA
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|-
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|iʊ
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|IU
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|-
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|uʊ
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|UO
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|}
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==Phonotactics==
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Appropriate complex onsets (word-initial) include: ST, SR, SK, TR and KR.
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Appropriate complex codas (word-final) include: ST, TS, RS, SK, KS, RT, and RK.

Revision as of 04:37, 9 July 2015

Zhuori is the language spoken by the upper class in a currently unnamed commission project.

Orthography

Zhuori uses an abugida, which is a work in progress.

Phonology

Consonants

Bilabial Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive Unvoiced p ‹P› t ‹T› k ‹K›
Voiced b ‹B› d ‹D› g ‹G›
Nasal m ‹M› n ‹N› ŋ ‹NG›
Fricative Unvoiced ɸ ‹F› θ ‹TH› s ‹S› ʃ ‹SH›
Voiced β ‹V› z ‹Z› ʒ ‹ZH›
Approximant r ‹R› j ‹Y› h ‹H›
Lateral l ‹L›

Vowels

Vowel length is phonemic.

Front Back
High i ‹I›·y ‹Y› u ‹O›
Mid e ‹E› o ‹Ǫ›
Low a ‹A›

Diphthongs

Zhuori has many diphthongs, both rising and falling.

Rising:

IPA Orth.
AI
AU
EI
UY
OU

Falling:

IPA Orth.
ia IA
IU
UO

Phonotactics

Appropriate complex onsets (word-initial) include: ST, SR, SK, TR and KR. Appropriate complex codas (word-final) include: ST, TS, RS, SK, KS, RT, and RK.