Nurian/Low

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Placeholder for Sanskrito-Thai-esque basilect of Nurian

aġġiakkātą > atchhakkaat /ɑʔtʃʰæhˈkɑːt/

Nūrei > Noorê /nuːˈreː/ (colloquially Noon /nuːn/)

charoen < ċerȳnų < ceroenum

need a long place name

Phonology

Vowels

a ä i o u ü aa ää ee oo öö ue~oe ê ô ae or /ɑ æ i o u y ɑː æː iː uː yː ɯː eː oː ɛː ɔː/

  • a, e, i, u, iu, ā, ē, ī, ū, iū > a/o, ä, i, u, ü, aa, i, u, aa, ää, ee, oo, öö
  • ai, au, ie, uo > ê, ô, ae, or

Consonants

  • p pp ph pph m mm hm /p hp pʰ ʔpʰ m ʔm hm/
  • d dd t tt th tth n nn hn /d ʔd t ht tʰ ʔtʰ n ʔn hn/
  • ch tch chh tchh /tʃ htʃ tʃʰ ʔtʃʰ/
  • k kk kh kkh ng hng /k hk kʰ ʔkʰ ŋ hŋ/
  • y r rr hr l ll hl w ww f s ts sh tsh h ħ q /y r tr hr l tl hl w kw f s ʔs ʃ ʔʃ h ħ ʕ/

Stress

Stress is always final.

Morphology

When to thanthakhat?

Nouns only have masculine and feminine gender.