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Thuun [UO1]
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Registered by january on 3 July 2015
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: UvangaOfficial AchiyitqanaMinority AntidemMinority PuulsuwaMinority KoizeMinority
Species Human/humanoid
About Thuun Thuun is a language spoken in the far north of Sahar. Much of the vocabulary and overall aesthetic are inspired by various Uralic and Turkic languages.
Tuum kiyllön Saalian sääläs tuumas siimëinin. Moamukkoinen jo mëlyälä juokuus läilön tuokoime nualilen kiyllimyys Ulallais ja Tylkäläis.
túm kiyxön sálian sæläs túmas símëinin. moamucoinen jo mëlyälä juokús läilön tuokoime nualilen kiyximýs ulaxais ja tylkäläis.

Current Status
I'm making some derivative suffixes

No genders
No marked definiteness
No adpositions!
Mainly agglutinative, but with some fusionalness too
Exclusively suffixing
Lots of noun cases
Relatively free word order (but usually SVO)
Vowel harmony
Complex morphophonology
Lots of diphthongs
Sample of Thuun[view] Nöskäimëmöikys maimaa mëipnät laltuokoinilus kultuokoinapmi, kultuokoinilaaloksi tuamoimaan yljänmë tumpammen.

You can make money more quickly at a flower shop than at a restaurant, because at a restaurant you can only have as many people as you have chairs.
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Latest vocabulary
Language family relationships
Language treeKuoggvi
 ⤷  Proto-Kuoggvi
  ⤷ L Kuoggvi
   ⤷  Thuun
[view] About KuoggviKuoggvi (Thuun: kuomi) is the most conservative branch of the East-Mirarian language family, spoken throughout much of northern Miraria on Sahar. Besides Thuun, most other Kuoggvi languages are endangered.

Kuoggvi languages are known for th...
Nasal m n    
Plosive p t   k
Fricative   s    
Lateral approximant   l    
Approximant     j  
Close i i:: i: y y:: y: ʉ ʉ:: ʉ:  
Close-mid e e:: e: ø ø:: ø:   ɤ ɤ:: ɤ: o o:: o:
Near-open æ æ:: æ:    
Open     ɑ ɑ:: ɑ:
Polyphthongs ʉoi̯:: ʉoi̯: eæi̯:: eæi̯: øæi̯:: øæi̯: yøi̯:: yøi̯: ɤɑ̯:: ɤɑ̯: eæ̯:: eæ̯: æe̯:: æe̯: oɑ̯:: oɑ̯: ɑi̯:: ɑi̯: ɤi̯:: ɤi̯:
oi̯:: oi̯: æi̯:: æi̯: øæ̯:: øæ̯: ei̯:: ei̯: ʉi̯:: ʉi̯: øi̯:: øi̯: yi̯:: yi̯: iɤ̯:: iɤ̯: iʉ̯:: iʉ̯: ie̯:: ie̯:
iy̯:: iy̯: ɑʉ̯:: ɑʉ̯: ɤʉ̯:: ɤʉ̯: oʉ̯:: oʉ̯: æy̯:: æy̯: ey̯:: ey̯: øy̯:: øy̯: ʉɑ̯:: ʉɑ̯: ʉɤ̯:: ʉɤ̯: ʉo̯:: ʉo̯:
yæ̯:: yæ̯: ye̯:: ye̯: yø̯:: yø̯: ɑɤ̯:: ɑɤ̯: ɤɑi̯:: ɤɑi̯: oɑi̯:: oɑi̯: iei̯:: iei̯: iɤi̯:: iɤi̯:
Below is the orthography for Thuun. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
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    Typological information for Thuun

    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Pronoun dropping?Yes

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