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Śikiuva
Śikiuva
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Śikiuva /ɕi.kiɯ̯.ʋa/

Classification and DialectsEdit

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Labial Alveolar Palatal Dorsal
Nasal m n
Plosive Voiceless t k
Voiced b d
Affricate t͡s t͡ɕ
Fricative ʋ s ɕ (h)
Approximant j~ʑ
Liquid ɺ ɺʲ
  • /h/ is rare in native words and is pronounced by some speakers as /s/, or dropped entirely. For speakers who pronounce it as /h/, it is also merged with /ɕ/ before /i/ and /iː/.
  • /ʋ/ may also be a bilabial approximant or fricative /β/.

VowelsEdit

Front Back
High i ɯ ɯː
Mid e
Low a

DiphthongsEdit

iɯ̯ ia̯ ie̯
ɯi̯ ai̯ ae̯

Vowels may also occur as non-diphthongized sequences contrasting with these.

PhonotacticsEdit

All syllables are (C)(S)V(V), wherein C = Consonant, S = Sonorant, and V = Vowel.

Natively, only /ɺ/ may appear in the location of S, additionally in loanwords the approximants /j/ and /ʋ/ may appear in that location.

/ɺ/ is realized as [ɾ] when following a consonant.

Writing SystemEdit

Native OrthographyEdit

RomanizationEdit

m n b t d k
/m/ /n/ /b/ /t/ /d/ /k/
s ś z ź l,r h
/s/ /ɕ/ /t͡s/ /t͡ɕ/ /ɺ/ /h/,/s/
v j i ii u uu
/ʋ/ /j~ʑ/ /i/ /iː/ /ɯ/ /ɯː/
e ei a
/e/ /eː/ /a/
iu ia ie ui ai ae
/iɯ̯/ /ia̯/ /ie̯/ /ɯi̯/ /ai̯/ /ae̯/

Non-diphthongized sequences of vowels are romanized with a diaeresis over the second element.

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