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Fairy Speak [JDI]
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Typology Progressing 992 words Fairy Speak
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 28 November 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Fairy Speak Fairy Speak, but version 2 with lots more phonemes and fun things.

An isolate from the vast forest that fairies inhabit.

Currently undergoing some major changes, so if things look incomplete, don't be surprised.
Sample of Fairy Speak[view] pœbâʃ fɛþ þeyaŋ ʃəno.

I am 10 years old.
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[edit] [view] Gâʃax (Clicks)A dialect that is mostly different from Rɛtoya in the way that it uses clicks instead of the normal phonology set. It's usage is secretive and to be secretive. Also for sore throats.
All phonemes from its parent language are replaced by a click, and glottal stops are dropped.
Nasal m     n     ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d     k g ʔ
Fricative ɸ [β]1 f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ   x h
Affricate         t͡ʃ d͡ʒ      
Lateral approximant       l        
Lateral flap       ɺ        
Approximant           j    
  1. In feminine speech, allophone of /v/
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e [ø]1     o
Mid     ə  
Open-mid ɛ œ     ʌ ɔ [ɔ:]2
Near-open æ      
Open a [a:]3      
Polyphthongs ɛœ
  1. In feminine speech, allophone of /ə/
  2. Represented as ɔ́, allophone of /ɔ/
  3. Represented as á, allophone of /a/
Below is the orthography for Fairy Speak. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Fairy SpeakOrthography [edit]
Tt/t/Uu/u/Xx/x/, [h]Yy/j/Ææ/æ/Ðð/ð/Þþ/θ/Ŋŋ/ŋ/Œœ/œ/
Ɔɔ/ɔ/Əə/ə/Ɛɛ/ɛ/Ɛ́ ɛ́/ɛœ/Ʃʃ/ʃ/Ɪɪ/ɪ/ɸ/ɸ/, [ɸ]2Ʌʌ/ʌ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. In feminine speech
  2. In feminine speech
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Fairy Speak Grammar
A yet expanding account of grammar conventions in Fairy Spea...
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Typological information for Fairy Speak

Adjective agreementNumber
Base counting systemQuinary (5)
Primary word orderVSO
Primary writing systemOther

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