Nirewo Yucho

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Nirewo Yucho
Yuco
Pronunciation[jutso]
Native speakersc. 6,960  (no date)
Language family
Yucho
  • Insular Yucho
    • Nirewo Yucho
Writing systemMahavic script?
Official status
Official language inYaru Islands, Kasiiralq
CWS codeyco

Nirewo Yucho (Yuco [jutʃo]) is a Yucho dialect or language variety spoken primarily in the nation of Kasiiralq, in the autonomous province of the Yaru Islands.

Classification

History

Phonology

Phonemes

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p t c k
Affricate t͡s t͡ɕ
Fricative s ɕ h
Liquid ɾ ~ l ɾʲ ~ ʎ1
Approximant w j
  1. Only in southwestern Nirewo, merges with /ɕ/ in other subdialects.
Front Central Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a

Phonotactics

Morphology and syntax

Vocabulary

Writing and literature