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Chuvash language: Quiz


Question 1: The most ancient writing system, known as the ________, disappeared after the Volga Bulgars converted to Islam.
Old Turkic scriptGöktürksTurkic peoplesOld Turkic

Question 2: Chuvash is the native language of the Chuvash people and an official language of ________.

Question 3: Word order in Chuvash is generally ________.
Subject Object VerbErgative–absolutive languageSubject Verb ObjectAgglutinative language

Question 4: Chuvash (Chuvash: Чӑвашла Čăvašla, IPA: [tɕəʋaʂˈla])[3] is a Turkic language spoken in central Russia, primarily in the Republic of ________ and adjacent areas.

Question 5: However, ________ don't undergo this lenition.
Vowel lengthStress (linguistics)GeminationChroneme

Question 6: In addition, vowel harmony does not apply for ________ and some invariant suffixes (such as ); there are also a few native Chuvash words that do not follow the rule (such as анне "mother").
English languageLoanwordGerman languageFrench language

Question 7: In unstressed positions, they often resemble a ________ or tend to be dropped altogether in fast speech.
SchwaVowel lengthInternational Phonetic AlphabetVowel

Question 8: According to Krueger (1961), the Chuvash vowel system is as follows (the precise ________ symbols are chosen based on his description, since he uses a different transcription).
X-SAMPAVelar nasalVoiceless alveolar fricativeInternational Phonetic Alphabet

Question 9: Consonants also become ________ before and after front vowels.
Consonant mutationEpenthesisPalatalizationTone (linguistics)

Question 10: The stops, sibilants and ________ are voiceless and fortes, but instead become lenes (sounding similar to voiced) in intervocalic position and after liquids, nasals and semi-vowels.
Ejective consonantFlap consonantLateral consonantAffricate consonant


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