Nauruuan

Nauruuan ulla Nauru[2][3] (Nauruuan: Dorerin Naoero) esa Osheaniik laenghwij, tal'n nativlii b' abaut 6 000 piopel i' t' ailen kuntrii o' Nauru. Ets relayshunship tuu t' taedha Mikroneyshun laenghwijs es nor understood wel.

Nauruuan
Dorerin Naoero
Native to Niue
Region Nauru
Native speakers unknown (6 000 as a primarii laenghwij i' Nauru cited 1991)[1]
1 000 as a sekand laenghwij (1991)
Laenghwij family
Dialects
Yaren Dialekt
Laenghwij codes
ISO 639-3 nau

FonolojiiEdit

ConsonentsEdit

Nauruan haufs 16–17 consonant fonemes. Nauruan meiks fonemic kontrasts b'twiin welariz'd an palataliz'd labial consonants. Welarisayshun es nor wisibul b'foor lon bak wowels an palatalisyshun es nor wisibul b'foor nor-lo frunt wowels.[4]

Dem Consonant Fonemes[5]
Bilabial Dental Dorsal
palatalized velarized Palatal afta-welar labial
Naysal n ŋ (ŋʷ)
Stawp voiceless t k
voiced d ɡ ɡʷ
Aaproksimant ʝ ɣʷ
Rotik r rʲ

Voiceless stawps es geminat'd an dem naysal also kontrast i' lonness.[6] Dental stawps /t/ an /d/ b'kam [tʃ] an [dʒ] respectivlii b'foor dem hi frunt wowel.[7]

ReferensiisEdit

  1. Nauruuan reference at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
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