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Pourazu

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



General informationEdit

Pourazu (natively Póqurásu [pʰó̞ʔūɹɒ́sū])

PhonologyEdit

ConsonantsEdit

labial alveolar palatal velar uvular glottal
nasal m n ŋ
stop p pʰ t tʰ k kʰ ʔ
affricate tsʰ ʃ~tʃ tʃʰ
fricative f fʰ s x χ h
approximant ɹ j w

VowelsEdit

front back
high i (ɪ) (ʊ) u
mid
low æ ɒ
  • Front and back vowels don't co-occur in words (archiphonemes /U/, /O/, and /A/).
  • High vowels are tensed in unstressed syllables before a coda, and when low tone.

PhonotacticsEdit

(C)(w, j)V(w, j, ɹ)

Min: i/u /U/ "to"

Max: cwérmä /tsʰwé̞ɹmǣ/ "pest"

ToneEdit

Every polysyllabic word has a high or low stressed tone every two syllables ending at the penultimate. Every other syllable is unmarked.

Floating tones and tone shifts occur very frequently.

TransliterationEdit

letter a ä b c ch d e f fh g
phoneme /ɒ/ /æ/ /p/ /tsʰ/ /tʃʰ/ /t/ /e/ /f/ /fʰ/ /k/
letter h i j k m n ŋ o p q
phoneme /h/ /i/ /tʃ/ /kʰ/ /m/ /n/ /ŋ/ /o/ /pʰ/ /ʔ/
letter r s t u w x y - -
phoneme /ɹ/ /s/ /tʰ/ /u/ /w/ /x/ /χ/ /j/ - -

Nouns Edit

Verbs Edit

Vocabulary Edit

Numbers Edit

Colors Edit

Family Edit

Seasons Edit

  • Ätíe: Summer
  •  ???: Fall/Autumn
  • Dä́swer: Winter
  •  ???: Spring

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