Pomvonuka

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Pomvonuka
Pomvo'nuka
Pronunciation/p̪õvõn̪ũqɒ/
RegionPuzimm
Language family
  • Pomvonuka
Official status
Official language inRovenia, Madinia
CWS code

Background

Pomvonuka is a signed language found in Rovenia and Madinia. It is mainly spoken by the large Deaf community found in those two countries, but it is common to find hearing people who know Pomvonuka.


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

Pomvonuka's word order is VSO, and if pronouns are used, the verb is often signed with one hand and the subject with the other.

Morphology

Syntax