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Shiqua [SIQ]
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Typology New 20 words Shiqua
Shíqu.
[ʃíkʌʌ̀]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 16 February 2018
Language type Mixed
Species Human/humanoid
About Shiqua Shiqu is the language spoken by the Ishifi, a shape-shifting species of aliens living in the high mountains and plateaus of their home planet. This language's writing system is a reverse abugida, and features mainly high vowels and soft cosonants due to their fangs and small mouths.
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Latest vocabulary
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
Nasal   ɱ       ɳ    
Plosive p pʰ              
Fricative ɸ   θ s ʃ   ʝ  
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ ʈ͡ʂ    
Lateral approximant             ʎ  
Approximant               w
Blends ks hw sf ʝɘ fw
VowelsFrontCentralNear-
back
Back
Close i᷅ í ì ī     u᷅ ú ù ū
Near-close     ʊ᷅ ʊ́ ʊ̀ ʊ̄  
Close-mid e᷅ é è ē ɘ᷅ ɘ́ ɘ̀ ɘ̄    
Mid       o̞᷅ ó̞ ò̞ ō̞
Open-mid       ʌ᷅ ʌ́ ʌ̀ ʌ̄
Open   ä᷅ ä́ ä̀ ǟ    
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Shiqua. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ShiquaOrthography [edit]
Āā/ē/Àà/è/Ââ/e᷅/Áá/é/A' a'/ä́/A- a-/ǟ/A. a./ä̀/A/ a//ä᷅/Bb/pʰ/Ĉĉ/t͡ʃ/Ēē/ɘ̄/
Éé/ɘ́/Èè/ɘ̀/Êê/ɘ᷅/Ff/ɸ/Hh/hw/Íí/í/Īī/ī/Îî/i᷅/Ìì/ì/Ll/ʎ/Mm/ɱ/
Nn/ɳ/Óó/ʊ́/Ōō/ʊ̄/Òò/ʊ̀/Ôô/ʊ᷅/O' o'/ó̞/O- o-/ō̞/O. o./ò̞/O/ o//o̞᷅/Pp/p/Qq/kʌ/
Šš/ʃ/Ss/s/SF sf/sf/Tt/ʈ͡ʂ/TS ts/t͡s/Úú/ú/Ùù/ù/Ûû/u᷅/Ūū/ū/U' u'/ʌ́/U- u-/ʌ̄/
U. u./ʌ̀/U/ u//ʌ᷅/Ww/w/Ŵŵ/fw/Xx/ks/Ŷŷ/ʝɘ/Yy/ʝ/Þþ/θ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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    Typological information for Shiqua

    Primary directional systemAbsolute elevation (up/downhill...)
    GendersNone
    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Primary word orderVSO
    ToneComplex system (3+ or contour tones)

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