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

Current Status
I'm making some derivative suffixes

Features
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] İnnöisitäin jëäksä maainsi sääpälkyyllë?

Where do birds go when it rains?
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Latest vocabulary
ulluncranberry
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naanrose
Language family relationships
Language treeEast-Mirigalan
 ⤷  Proto-East-Mirigalan
  ⤷  Proto-Kuoggvi
   ⤷ Proto-L-Kuoggvi
    ⤷  Thuun
[view] About East-MirigalanFormerly East-Mirarian.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalVelar
Nasal m n    
Plosive p t   k
Fricative   s    
Lateral approximant   l    
Approximant     j  
VowelsFrontCentralBack
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:
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Thuun. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ThuunOrthography
n/n/t/t/a/ɑ/ä/æ/i/i/m/m/p/p/l/l/e/ɤ/
ë/e/o/o/ö/ø/k/k/s/s/j/j/u/ʉ/y/y/
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    Typological information for Thuun

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

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