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Orthography
===Orthography===
Is Burunking was originally written in a syllabary called ''hookozoi'', mainly carved into wood or, occasionally, stone.  {| class="wikitable"|-! !! a !! e !! i !! o !! u !! Ø |-! Ø | a || e || i || o || u || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! y| ya || ye || yi || yo || yu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! w| wa || we || wi || wo || wu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! b| ba || be || bi || bo || bu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! d| da || de || ji || do || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! g| ga || ge || gi || go || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! p| pa || pe || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" | || pu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! t| ta || te || chi || to || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! k| ka || ke || ki || ko || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! f| fa || fe || fi || fo || fu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! h| ha || he || style="background: lightgray;" | || ho || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! x| xa || xe || xi || xo || xu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! s| sa || se || style="background: lightgray;" | || so || su || s|-! sh| sha || she || shi || sho || shu || sh|-! m| ma || me || style="background: lightgray;" | || style="background: lightgray;" | || mu || rowspan="2;" | m/n|-! n| na || ne || ni || no || nu |- ! ng| nga || nge || ngi || ngo || style="background: lightgray;" | || ng|-! l| la || le || li || lo || lu || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! r| ra || re || ri || ro || ru || style="background: lightgray;" ||-! z| za || ze || zi || zo || zu || z|}  
When the language was initially discovered by Europeans the Greek alphabet was used in its transcription, but later studies preferred to use the Latin script, which is still used today.
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In word or syllable initial position the sequences ''ii, uu'' are written ''yi, wu''. The glide /j/ is always written ''y'' but /w/ is written ''u'' following a consonant and ''w'' syllable initially.
==Grammar==
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