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Maseago [MSGO]
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Maseago
masiâgu
[masea:go]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 27 December 2021
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersMaseago is spoken by a population of around 920,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Maseago[view] yêûsik xuluna ińe ñitle ińe ûqik el

The eyes are the mirror of the soul
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Latest vocabulary
nunnglass
ûpîssisnhairbrush
pîssisanvbrush hair
Language family relationships
Language treeHigh Maatik
 ⤷ Proto-Maatik
  ⤷ High Maatik
   ⤷ Gaana Maasik
    ⤷ Mountain Maasik
     ⤷  Maseago
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvular
Nasal m n [nᵝ]1   ɲ ŋ  
Plosive p [pʰ]2 t [tʰ]3 [d]4     k [kʰ]5 g q
Fricative   s [ʃᵝ]6   x  
Lateral approximant   l        
Approximant       j    
Flap   [ɾ]7 ɾᵝ        
Implosive         [ɠ]8  
  1. Double joined /n/ in distinct syllables, allophone of /n/
  2. After long vowel, allophone of /p/
  3. After long vowel, allophone of /t/
  4. Before /l/, allophone of /t/
  5. After long vowel, allophone of /kʰ/
  6. Double joined /s/ in distinct syllables, allophone of /s/
  7. After /s/ or /t/, allophone of /ɾᵝ/
  8. At beginning of word or before /e/, allophone of /g/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [i:]1   u [u:]2
Close-mid [e]3 [e:]4   [o]5 [o:]6
Mid   ə [ə:]  
Open a [a:]7    
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /u/
  3. After velar consonants
  4. After velar consonants, allophone of /i/
  5. After velar consonants, allophone of /u/
  6. After velar consonants, allophone of /u/
  7. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Maseago. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MaseagoOrthography [edit]
a
a
/a/
e
e
/ə/
g
gai
/g/, [ɠ]1
i
i
/i/, [e]2
k
ka
/k/, [kʰ]3
l
le
/l/
m
mai
/m/
n
nai
/n/, [nᵝ]4
ń
ńai
/ŋ/
ñ
ña
/ɲ/
p
pai
/p/, [pʰ]5
q
qe
/q/
r
rai
/ɾᵝ/, [ɾ]6
s
sai
/s/, [ʃᵝ]7
t
tai
/t/, [tʰ]8, [d]9
u
u
/u/, [o]10
x
xa
/x/
y
ye
/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. At beginning of word or before /e/
  2. After velar consonants
  3. After long vowel
  4. Double joined /n/ in distinct syllables
  5. After long vowel
  6. After /s/ or /t/
  7. Double joined /s/ in distinct syllables
  8. After long vowel
  9. Before /l/
  10. After velar consonants
Typological information for Maseago

Base counting systemQuinary (5)
Negation markingModal/Particle/Auxiliary
Noun-noun possessionGenitive or possessive case
Possession distinctionsInherent/noninherent
Primary word orderSVO

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