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Caphthic
Dig Keptiyorag
[dɪg kɛptɪjɔrɐg]
Registered by Parathylacinus on 14 July 2016
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersCaphthic is spoken by a population of around 623,000 in Caphtor.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Caphthic[view] Moyag leyzer newedimeg esekot.

The sun is a deadly lazer.
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Latest vocabulary
leyzernlaser
newedimegadjdeadly
newedndeath
Language family relationships
Language treePaleo-Atlantid
 ⤷ Proto-Paleo-Atlantid
  ⤷ Eastern
   ⤷ Proto-Atlantean
    ⤷ Prepalatial Atlantean
     ⤷ Protoclassical Atlantean
      ⤷ Classical Atlantean
       ⤷ Southwestern Dialect
        ⤷ Early Helleno-Caphthic
         ⤷ Byzantine Caphthic
          ⤷ Early Modern Caphthic
           ⤷  Caphthic
 
[view] Yehúdig (Judæo-Capthic)Spoken by the sizeable Caphthic Jewish community from at least the 10th century to the 1940s; now considered a "definitely endangered" dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m     n        
Plosive p b     t d       k g
Fricative   (f) (v) (θ) s (z) ʃ [ç]1   x2
Lateral approximant       l        
Approximant           j w  
Trill       r        
  1. Allophone of [x] after front & near-front vowels; in recent generations restricted to Lasítiya
  2. [ɦ] on southern coast and in Amári valley
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i:       u:
Near-close   ɪ   ʊ  
Close-mid e:       o:
Open-mid ɛ       ɔ
Near-open     ɐ    
Open     ä:    
Polyphthongs eɪ̯ äɪ̯ oɪ̯
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Caphthic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 CaphthicOrthography
Aa/ɐ/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Gg/g/Hh/x/1Ii/ɪ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/
Nn/n/Oo/ɔ/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/ʊ/Ww/w/Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. [ɦ] on southern coast and in Amári valley
Typological information for Caphthic

Base counting systemDecimal (10)
Primary word orderSOV
Number of nominal casesSeven cases
Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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