31 relations: !Kung language, Affricate consonant, Alveolar clicks, Alveolar consonant, Angola, Approximant consonant, Bilabial consonant, Click consonant, ǂ’Amkoe language, Etosha pan, Fricative consonant, Glottal consonant, Glottalized clicks, Grewia, Isolating language, Juǀ'hoan dialect, Kalahari Desert, Kx'a languages, Linguistic typology, Namibia, Nasal consonant, Nasal vowel, Okavango River, Palatal clicks, Palatal consonant, Pharyngealization, Postalveolar consonant, South Africa, Stop consonant, Taa language, Velar consonant.
!Kung (!Xuun), also known as Ju, is a dialect continuum (language complex) spoken in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola by the ǃKung people.
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An affricate is a consonant that begins as a stop and releases as a fricative, generally with the same place of articulation (most often coronal).
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The alveolar or postalveolar clicks are a family of click consonants found only in Africa and in the Damin ritual jargon of Australia.
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Alveolar consonants are articulated with the tongue against or close to the superior alveolar ridge, which is called that because it contains the alveoli (the sockets) of the superior teeth.
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Angola, officially the Republic of Angola (República de Angola; Kikongo, Kimbundu, Umbundu: Repubilika ya Ngola), is a country in Southern Africa.
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Approximants are speech sounds that involve the articulators approaching each other but not narrowly enough nor with enough articulatory precision to create turbulent airflow.
In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips.
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Clicks are speech sounds that occur as consonants in many languages of southern Africa, and in three languages of East Africa.
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, formerly called by the dialectal name (or in native orthography), is a severely endangered Kx'a language of Botswana.
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The Etosha pan is a large endorheic salt pan, forming part of the Kalahari Basin in the north of Namibia.
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Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.
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Glottal consonants are consonants using the glottis as their primary articulation.
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Glottalized clicks are click consonants pronounced with closure of the glottis.
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The large flowering plant genus Grewia is today placed by most authors in the mallow family Malvaceae, in the expanded sense as proposed by in the APG.
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An isolating language is a type of language with a very low morpheme per word ratio.
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(also rendered), or Southeastern ǃXuun (Southeastern Ju), is the southern variety of the !Kung dialect continuum spoken by about 30,000 people in the northeast of Namibia and by another 5,000 in the Northwest District of Botswana.
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The Kalahari Desert (in Afrikaans: Kalahari-woestyn) is a large semi-arid sandy savannah in:southern Africa extending, covering much of Botswana, parts of Namibia (previously South West Africa), and South Africa.
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The Kx'a languages, also called Ju–ǂHoan, are a family established in 2010 linking the ǂ’Amkoe (ǂHoan) language with the ǃKung (Juu) dialect cluster, a relationship that had been suspected for a decade.
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Linguistic typology is a subfield of linguistics that studies and classifies languages according to their structural and functional features.
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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), and formerly German South-West Africa and then South West Africa, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.
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In phonetics, a nasal, also called a nasal occlusive, nasal stop in contrast with a nasal fricative, or nasal continuant, is an occlusive consonant produced with a lowered velum, allowing air to escape freely through the nose.
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A nasal vowel is a vowel that is produced with a lowering of the velum so that air escapes both through the nose as well as the mouth.
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The Okavango River is a river in southwest Africa.
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The palatal or palato-alveolar clicks are a family of click consonants found only in Africa.
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Palatal consonants are consonants articulated with the body of the tongue raised against the hard palate (the middle part of the roof of the mouth).
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Pharyngealization is a secondary articulation of consonants or vowels by which the pharynx or epiglottis is constricted during the articulation of the sound.
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Postalveolar consonants (sometimes spelled post-alveolar) are consonants articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge, further back in the mouth than the alveolar consonants, which are at the ridge itself, but not as far back as the hard palate (the place of articulation for palatal consonants).
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.
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In phonetics, a stop, also known as a plosive, is an oral occlusive, a consonant in which the vocal tract is blocked so that all airflow ceases.
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Taa, also known as !Xóõ (ǃKhong, ǃXoon – pronounced), is a Khoisan language notable for its large number of phonemes, perhaps the largest in the world.
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Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth (known also as the velum).
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!Kung-Ekoka, 'Akhoe language, Akhoe language, Akhwe, Ekoka !Kung language, Ekoka !Xung, Ekoka language, Ekoka ǃKung, Ekoka ǃKung language, Ekoka-!Xu language, Ekoka-!Xû language, ISO 639:knw, Kung-Ekoka, Kung-Ekoka language, Kung-ekoka language, North-Central !Kung, North-Central !Xung, North-Central Ju, North-Central Ju language, North-Central Juu, Western !Kung, Western !Xun, Western !Xung, Western !Xuun, ǀʼAkhwe.