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Mon language

The Mon language is an Austroasiatic language spoken in Southeast Asia.

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Phonology

Consonants

Bilabial Dental Palatal Velar Glottal
Stops Voiceless Unaspirated p t [ty] k '
Voiceless Aspirate [ph] [th] [tyh] [kh]  
Implosive ['b] ['d]      
Fricatives   s (S)*   h
Nasals m n ñ N  
Liquids w l, r y    
  • [S] is only found in Burmese loans.

Vowels

i   u
e  ^ o
E  * O
  a  

Intonation

  1. High tone, voicing of vowel ordinary to creaky
  2. Low tone, breathy vowel

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Other information that should be added:

  • Most closely related languages
  • Location and number of speakers
  • Historical overview of Mon
  • Summarized overview of grammar



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