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Aakan [AAKAN]
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Typology Progressing 78 words Aakan
Áıkanhauṇḳóın
[ˌa:kən̪həʉˈᵑkʼɔ:n̪]
Registered by cemeteryghoul on 10 February 2021
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Aakan Liturgical language.
Sample of Aakan[view] dumaıḥjéıeṭuı hatúıṭuı, koeṇtúse hatúıṭuı ḳaıváıtéı-kjuımóıge.

Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
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Latest vocabulary
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
VelarEpiglottalGlottal
Nasal m       [ŋ]1    
Plosive p       k kʼ g    
Fricative   v ð 2 ʒ x ʜ h h̪͆
Click       ǃ        
  1. allophone of /n/ before velars
  2. voiceless form of /ð/ but sibilant
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close y1 ʉ2 u3
Close-mid e4   o
Mid   ə5  
Open-mid ɛ   ɔ6
Open a    
  1. stressed short u
  2. unstressed short u
  3. both stressed and unstressed long u
  4. long e
  5. unstressed a
  6. long o
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Aakan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AakanOrthography
a/a/, /ə/1c/h̪͆/d/d̪/e/e/2, /ɛ/g/g/h/h//ʜ/j/ʲ/k/k//kʼ/m/m/n/n̪/, [ŋ]3
/ⁿ/o/o/, /ɔ/4p/p/s/s̪/5t/ǃ//t̪/u/y/6, /ʉ/7, /u/8v/v/x/x/z/ð//ʒ/ı/:/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. unstressed a
  2. long e
  3. allophone of /n/ before velars
  4. long o
  5. voiceless form of /ð/ but sibilant
  6. stressed short u
  7. unstressed short u
  8. both stressed and unstressed long u
Additional NotesAcutes (á, é, ó, ú) are used to mark stress, and when vowels are followed by ı they become long. Doubled consonants are geminate and do not use ı.
Typological information for Aakan

Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative
Primary word orderOSV
Syllable structureComplex

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