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Iroquoian

Iroquoian is a Native American language family including Iroquois, Mingo, and Cherokee. Every language in this family has at least one nasal vowel phoneme. Cherokee's is a nasal schwa, written in transliteration as 'v' (e.g. "Hv?" sounds like "Huh?" nasalized, and means the same thing).



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