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Onschen
Ӯсцӣ
[õ:st͡ʃẽ:]*
Registered by Ahzoh on 5 March 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Onschen Slavic phonology meets clicks
Sample of Onschen[view] Липенижǂач іӣпаіо ріоворӯ хо тизизач ишцим.

The Capitalists will sell us the rope that we will hang them with.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelar
Nasal m   n̪ n̪ʲ        
Plosive p b   t̪ t̪ʲ d̪ d̪ʲ       k kʲ g gʲ
Fricative   f v   s ʃ   x xʲ
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ    
Lateral approximant       l lʲ      
Approximant           j  
Trill       r rʲ      
Click ʘ1     ǃ2   ǂ3  
  1. derived from /mw mk mk͡p/, can be nasalized
  2. derived from /t̪k/, dental articulation, can be nasalized
  3. derived from /ck/, can be nasalized
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid e ẽ: o õ:
Open a  
Polyphthongs ej ej̃ oj oj̃ aj
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Onschen. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 OnschenOrthography
ǂ/ǂ/1ǃ/ǃ/2а/a/аі/aj/б/b/в/v/г/g/гі/gʲ/д/d̪/ді/d̪ʲ/е/e/
еі/ej/и/i/к/k/кі/kʲ/л/l/лі/lʲ/м/m/н/n̪/ні/n̪ʲ/о/o/оі/oj/
п/p/ʘ/ʘ/3р/r/рі/rʲ/с/s/т/t̪/ті/t̪ʲ/у/u/ф/f/х/x/хі/xʲ/
ц/t͡s/ч/t͡ʃ/ш/ʃ/ѕ/d͡z/і/j/џ/d͡ʒ/ӣ/ẽ:/ӣі/ej̃/ӯ/õ:/ӯі/oj̃/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. derived from /ck/, can be nasalized
  2. derived from /t̪k/, dental articulation, can be nasalized
  3. derived from /mw mk mk͡p/, can be nasalized
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Onschen Derivation 15-Jun-17 07:26
Oschen Verb Conjugation 01-Apr-17 22:17
Onschen Pronouns 31-Mar-17 14:17
Typological information for Onschen

Coarticulation / Consonant seriesPalatalised/ plain
Click consonants4 or fewer clicks
Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive
Primary word orderVSO
Marked tense (verb)Future, Non-Future

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