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Enlihupa
Nlihopa
Type
Analytic
Alignment
Accusative
Head direction
left
Tonal
No
Declensions
Yes
Conjugations
No
Genders
3
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect



General InformationEdit

Enlihupa (Nlihopa [nlihupa]) is a language formerly spoken by the Chesnon. Though it is a dead language, it is very important in Chesnon history, and its descendants form a rather large language family.

Enlihupa is a very analytic language.

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Radical Labiovelar
plain labialized plain labialized plain labialized plain labialized
Nasal m n ŋ ŋʷ ŋ͡m
Plosive p b t d tʷ dʷ k g kʷ gʷ k͡p ɡ͡b
Fricative s ʃ ʃʷ h
Approximant ʋ l j ɥ
Trill ʀ ʀʷ

VowelsEdit

Front Central Back
High i ǝ u
Low a

PhonotacticsEdit

The minimal syllable is CV (e. g. ma "at, near"). The maximal syllable is CCVC (e. g. shuat "instruct, instruction"). The syllable-final consonants are limited to: m, n, ng, p, t, k, s, j, and r. Initial consonant clusters are also limited.

Syllable-initial consonant clusters:

m n(u) ng(u) p b t(u) d(u) k(u) g(u) v l(u) s(u) š(u) j(u) h(u) r(u)
m mp mb md mv ml ms mj mh mr
n nt nd nv nl ns nj nh nr
ng ngb ngt ngk ngg ngv ngl ngš ngj ngh ngr
v vm vn vng vp vb vd vk vg vl vs vj vh vr
l lm ln lng lp lb lt ld lk lg lv ls lj lh lr
s sm sn sng sp sb st sd sk sg sv sl sj sh sr

GrammarEdit

NounsEdit

VerbsEdit

SyntaxEdit

PronounsEdit

PersonalEdit

Personal pronouns distinguish singular from plural, gender in the third person, and, in the singular, the gender of the speaker.

singular plural
uol mrabin ndrala
1 nga ngit ngon juyn
2 gua guit gon duyj
3.u ra rit ron ryj
3.m pa pit pon pyj
3.nd va vit von vyj

ex. Juynda ngithy guithy ryj "By us, I mean me, you, and them."

DemonstrativesEdit

dem name
ki proximal close to speaker
bit between between speaker and listener(s)
nmys mesioproximal close to listener(s)
nuam mesiodistal within sight
hong distal out of sight

VocabularyEdit

všuyr- visit

ngyk- nook and/or cranny

kpis- stupid

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