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Mwendani
Mwendani
[mwɛndani]
Registered by WolfofAnarchy on 21 November 2016
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersMwendani is spoken in Muswaiso.
Species Human/humanoid
About Mwendani The language spoken by the mawadani, a tribal race of African wild dog people.
Sample of Mwendani[view] Yelaluwa, na yeyiriwa ka wtu kede tsishoo, taz'a kawezewa mogor, ba kaibawuwad mitsu.

Look, you didn't ask me for my opinion, but I'm old, so I'm giving it anyway.
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Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m     n         ɴ  
Plosive p b     t d       k g   ʔ
Fricative   f v θ s z ʃ         h
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ          
Lateral approximant       l            
Approximant           j w      
Trill       r            
Flap       ɾ            
Click       ǃ            
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close [i]1   [u]2
Near-close   ɪ  
Close-mid     o
Open-mid ɛ    
Open a    
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /u/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Mwendani. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MwendaniOrthography
'/ʔ/Aa/a/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/
Ii[i]Jj/d͡ʒ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/
Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu[u]Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/^/ǃ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Mwendani

    Base counting systemDecimal (10)
    Primary word orderSVO
    Primary writing systemConscript

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