Jazaghan language

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Jazaghan
Region Eastern Vaniua
Ethnicity Balak, Gushli, others
Language family
Early forms:
Proto-Vaniuan
  • Proto-Eastern-Vaniuan
    • Proto-Kashisan
      • Old Balak
        • Jazaghan
Writing system Vaniuan script
CWS code

Jazaghan is a Kashisan language within the Eastern Vaniuan branch of the Vaniuan language family and the primary language of Balakia and Gushlia. It is a pluricentric language with three, mostly mutually intelligible standard varieties.

Background

Phonology

Consonants

Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal
Plosive
Fricative
Affricate
Approximant
Trill
Flap or tap
Lateral fric.
Lateral app.
Lateral flap

Vowels

Front Near-front Central Near-back Back
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open

Phonotactics

Orthography

Grammar

Morphology

Syntax