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Kerdiuese
kerduamjen
[ˈkʰeɾd͡ʒʊɐmjən]*
Registered by birbs on 15 January 2017
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Kerdiuese the plains people
Sample of Kerdiuese[view] aɥi ȅɥajen sak bo bir fud ɥusonil ɂemaoɂo. / aɥiɥi rȅŋojen sak nej isɂȅtnil ȉmashuŋ. / ŋujoh reujen sak aɥi ios athothojen beark utȅnil ɂerȉoɂo.

I am the one who has thrown it to you. / We cooked the meat that he had carried. / This is what I heard from the old people once.
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Latest vocabulary
shȉhuadjgrand
shȉhuadjgreat
shȉhuadjgreat
Language family relationships
Language treeKerdu
 ⤷ Proto-Kerdu
  ⤷ North
   ⤷ West
    ⤷  Kerdiuese
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottalOther
Nasal m [mʲ]1     n     ŋ    
Plosive p [pʲ]2 [pʰ]3 b [bʲ]4     t [tʰ]5 d     k [kʰ]6 g ʔ  
Fricative   f [fʲ]7 θ s [s]8 [sʲ]9 ʃ [ʃ]10 [ç]11   h  
Affricate         [t͡ʃ]12 [d͡ʒ]13        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j     ɥ
Flap       ɾ          
  1. before back vowels, allophone of /m/
  2. before back vowels, allophone of /p/
  3. at the start of a word, allophone of /p/
  4. before back vowels, allophone of /b/
  5. at the start of a word, allophone of /t/
  6. at the start of a word, allophone of /k/
  7. before back vowels, allophone of /f/
  8. in clusters, allophone of /θ/
  9. before back vowels, allophone of /s/
  10. Before /j/, allophone of /s/
  11. before back vowels, allophone of /ʃ/
  12. before back vowels and /j/, allophone of /t/
  13. before back vowels and /j/, allophone of /d/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i y       u
Near-close   [ɪ]1   [ʊ]2  
Close-mid e ø       o
Mid     [ə]3    
Near-open     [ɐ]4    
Open a        
  1. allophone of /i/ and /y/
  2. allophone of /u/ and /o/
  3. allophone of /e/ and /ø/
  4. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kerdiuese. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KerdiueseOrthography
a
ande
/a/, [ɐ]
b
baɥu
/b/, [bʲ]1
d
diŋ
/d/, [d͡ʒ]2
e
eshon
/e/, [ə]3
ɂ
ɂosh
/ʔ/
ȅ
ȅfet
/ø/
ȉ
ȉro
/y/
ɥ
ɥoma
/ɥ/
f
fuɂ
/f/, [fʲ]4
g
gɥeko
/g/
h
hado
/h/
i
ide
/i/, [ɪ]5
j
jȅɥ
/j/
k
klȅm
/k/, [kʰ]6
l
luthaɂ
/l/
m
miɂi
/m/, [mʲ]7
n
nampo
/n/
o
olȉt
/o/
p
polu
/p/, [pʲ]8, [pʰ]9
r
reŋ
/ɾ/
s
sȉɂo
/s/, [ʃ]10, [sʲ]11
sh
shusȅ
/ʃ/, [ç]12
t
tjeŋal
/t/, [t͡ʃ]13, [tʰ]14
th
thȉmba
/θ/, [s]15
u
utha
/u/, [ʊ]16
ŋ
ŋȅmi
/ŋ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. before back vowels
  2. before back vowels and /j/
  3. allophone of /e/ and /ø/
  4. before back vowels
  5. allophone of /i/ and /y/
  6. at the start of a word
  7. before back vowels
  8. before back vowels
  9. at the start of a word
  10. Before /j/
  11. before back vowels
  12. before back vowels
  13. before back vowels and /j/
  14. at the start of a word
  15. in clusters
  16. allophone of /u/ and /o/
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Kerdiuese Grammar 05-Aug-17 12:27
CoWriMo Compilation 31-Jul-17 13:20
Typological information for Kerdiuese

Pronoun-noun possessionGenitive and construct cases
Marked voice (verb)Passive only
Primary word orderHierarchical
Animacy distinctionsFive distinctions or more
Morphosyntactic alignmentHierarchical alignment

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