Natuá

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Natua
Modern High natua
Natuá
Natuá flag.png
Pronunciation/nɐˈtwɐ/
RegionCentral Baredina
Language family
Tuic
  • Insular Tuic
    • Natua
Early forms:
Ancient Natuá
  • High Natuá
    • Natua
DialectsFórlip, Koló
Writing systemNatuá úmalca
Official status
Official language inNatuliro
CWS codeNATU


Classification

History

Phonology

Phonemes

Bilabial Dental Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n
Plosive p b t d k ɡ
Fricative f v s z ʂ ʐ x h
Tap/flap ɾ
Lateral l ʎ
Front Central Back
Close ɨ ʊ
Mid ɛ o
Open ɐ

Vowels in Natuá tend to be very allophonic. Any sound close to the above is permitted, although most regions have their specific tendencies

Phonotactics

Morphology and syntax

Vocabulary

Writing and literature