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Welskian

Post by LinguoFranco » 04 Feb 2018 02:55

Welskian is a conlang I am working on for a conculture. It is spoken by the Welskians, the indigenous inhabitants of a country called Welskerland, a landlocked constitutional monarchy. Welskian is a part of a language family, though all of its relatives are extinct and no longer spoken, making it somewhat of an isolate. Welskian is known to be spoken by approximately 10 million people, the population of Welskerland. Much of what is being presented below is not set in stone and can change at any time. The language has a CV(C) syllable structure. I haven't really decided on the morphology or syntax other than that Welskian is a supposedly a fusional language, though I plan to start with proto-Welskian as an agglutinative language and eventually evolve it into a fusional language. It has an SOV word order.

/æ ɑ e̞ i o̞ u/
/t d k g q ʔ/
/m n ɲ/
/s z ʃ ʒ f v x/
/j ʀ l/
/tʃ dʒ/

Coda Consonants: n l s ʔ ʀ

kiʀ.næ- money, the official currency of Welskerland
so̞n- of
ʒugal- river
duɲeʔ- What

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Re: Welskian

Post by Khemehekis » 04 Feb 2018 03:13

LinguoFranco wrote:
04 Feb 2018 02:55
ʒugal- river
You have /a/ in ʒugal, but your phonology only lists /æ/ and /ɑ/. Is [a] an allophone for one of them?
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Re: Welskian

Post by Thrice Xandvii » 04 Feb 2018 08:26

...gonna go out on a limb and suggest it is merely an easier way to type /ɑ/, but I've been wrong before.
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Re: Welskian

Post by LinguoFranco » 07 Feb 2018 00:24

Thrice Xandvii wrote:
04 Feb 2018 08:26
...gonna go out on a limb and suggest it is merely an easier way to type /ɑ/, but I've been wrong before.
You're right, I just didn't want to have to copy and paste it all the time.

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Re: Welskian

Post by Khemehekis » 07 Feb 2018 07:21

LinguoFranco wrote:
07 Feb 2018 00:24
Thrice Xandvii wrote:
04 Feb 2018 08:26
...gonna go out on a limb and suggest it is merely an easier way to type /ɑ/, but I've been wrong before.
You're right, I just didn't want to have to copy and paste it all the time.
Oh.
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