Myths, Memories, and Dreams Pronunciation Guide

Disciples of a Nameless God:

The languages of Sughin and Malhun were akin.
a [ɑ]
an [ɑ̃]
b [b]
b’ [ɓ]
d [d]
d’ [ɗ]
e [e]. [ɛ] in some regions of the Sughin desert.
f [f]
g [g]
g’ [ɠ]. [ŋ] at the end of a syllable.
gg [ɢ]
gh [ʁ]. [ɰˁ] before k, g, k’, kh.
h [h]
i [i]
in [ĩ]
k [k]
k’ [k’]
kk [q]
kk’ [q’]
l [l]
m [m]
n [n]
o [o]
p [p]
p’ [p’]
r [ɹ]
s [s]
t [t]
t’ [t’]
u [u].
un [ũ]
v [v]
x [χ]
z [z]
Long vowels are indicated with a macron.
In the Malhun language, stress falls on the last syllable with a long vowel. If all vowels are short, it falls on the first syllable.
In the Sughin language, stress falls on the last syllable in the word.

Names with long vowels:
Dūvan
Dūvannuli
Falūs
Hāmarvin
Harāk
Iglā
Kalamī
Kkudā
Makkrīh
Murk’ūla
Pilarīn
Pirgrīn
Ranmivalāh
Silahū
Tāgsur
Tūsa
T’ārusnāk
Ūlak
Xinmīs

Remembering the Otherworld:

The recent ancestor of the N’etsa and Xwelm’dialects is very ancient and seems to have existed in the peninsula before the arrival of the most recent settlers. How it impressed itself on their minds is one of the deep things of the spirits.
’ [ʔ]
a [a]
ā [aː]
b [b]
d [d]
dl /dɮ/
e [e], but [o] next to labialized and labial consonants.
ē [eː], but [oː] next to labialized and labial consonants.
g [g]
gg [ɢ]
ggw [ɢʷ]
gw [gʷ]
h [h]
i [i], but [u] next to labialized and labial consonants.
ī [iː], but [uː] next to labialized and labial consonants.
j [j]
j’ [jʔ]
k [k]
k’ [k’]
kk [q]
kk’ [q’]
kkw [qʷ]
kkw’ [qʷ’]
kw [kʷ]
kw’ [kʷ’]
l [l]
l’ [lʔ]
lh [ɬ]
m [m]
m’ [mʔ]
n [n]
n’ [nʔ]
p [p]
p’ [p’]
s [s]
t [t]
t’ [t’]
tl [tɬ]
tl’ [tɬ’]
w [w]
w [wʔ]
x [x]
xw [xʷ]
xx [χ]
xxw [χʷ]

In the story there are only a few names of the Mabbam language spoken by Ranggim. Note that ng is [ŋ] and dc is [ɟ].

The Way of the Sun:

Four of the languages of the Five Tribes are closely related.
a [a]
ai [ai̯]
an [ã]
au [au̯]
b [b]
c [c]
e [eː]
f [f]
h [h]
i [i]
in [ĩ]
j [j]
k [k]
l [l] in Jilik and Wuluh, [ɬ] in Los and Marih
lh [ɬ]
m [m]
n [n]
o [o]
on [õ]
p [p]
r [r]
s [s]
sc [ʃ]
t [t]
th [θ]
w [w]
Long vowels are indicated with a macron.

Nirs’us, however, is one of the languages spoken by northern tribes, alien to the southerners.
a [a]
an [ã]
c [c]
c’ [c’]
ch [cʰ]
e [e]
h [h]
i [i]
in [ĩ]
j [j]
k [k]
k’ [k’]
kh [kʰ]
m [m]
n [n]
o [o]
p [p]
p’ [p’]
ph [pʰ]
r [r]
s [s]
s’ [s’]
sc [ʃ]
sc’ [ʃ’]
t [t]
t’ [t’]
th [tʰ]
u [u]
un [ũ]
x [x]
x’ [x’]
w [w]

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