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Beyoken
dùmi io Béñokè
[dmì ìò bèɲòkɪ̀]*
Registered by lightholder on 1 June 2019
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Beyoken Beyoken is a Bantu language that was spoken in the now deserted or submerged islands of the Southern Indian Ocean at the beginning of the 1st millennium BCE.
It was especially spoken in the Fa and Bek Mountains.
Sample of BeyokenCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeBantu
 ⤷ Proto-Bantu
  ⤷  Beyoken
[view] About BantuThe Bantu languages are a large branch of the Niger-Congo languages, which began to expand across most of southern and eastern Africa at approximately 400 AD due to the development of iron metallurgy among the West African Proto-Bantu speakers. There...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalVelar
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b t d c k g
Approximant     j  
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close í ì     ú ù
Near-close   ɪ́ ɪ̀ ʊ́ ʊ̀  
Close-mid é è     ó ò
Open á à      
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Beyoken. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 BeyokenOrthography
'//Aa/à/AÛ aû/ʊ́/AU au/ʊ̀/Ââ/á/Èè/ɪ̀/Éé/è/Êê/ɪ́/Ëë/é/
Îî/í/Ññ/ɲ/Ôô/ó/Ûû/ú/Bb/b/Cc/c/Dd/d/Gg/g/Ii/ì/
Jj/j/Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Oo/ò/Pp/p/Tt/t/Uu/ù/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Beyoken

    Syllable structureSimple (CV)
    ToneSimple tone system (2 level tones)

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