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Alabayi
Alabayi
[alaβ̺aʝ̺i]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 2 March 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Alabayi spoken by nomadic hunter gatherers and pastoralists
Sample of Alabayi[view] Boya ciwizaku nutu kałemara šikiyalo hamapa.

I heard there was nobody left in that village.
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Latest vocabulary
ziłenanlove
šitiłenahevkill a bear as a sacrifice
hamapaadvanymore
Sound samples in Alabayi
Some sound samples of Alabayi. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Kušułu ta denašikibušuyu miki, kušułu sawabarayikeya nikiłe.
Even if it rains, we’ll still get married tomorrow.
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Language family relationships
Language treeIsolates
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  ⤷  Alabayi
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n          
Plosive p     t       k  
Fricative β̺ f ð̺ ʃ̺ ʝ̺     h
Affricate       t͡s̺ t͡ʃ̺        
Lateral approximant       l          
Lateral fricative       ɬ̺          
Lateral flap       ɺ          
Approximant             w    
VowelsFrontBack
Close i  
Close-mid   o
Open-mid ɛ̃ ɔ̃
Open a  
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Alabayi. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AlabayiOrthography [edit]
a
a
/a/
b
be
/β̺/
c
ce
/t͡ʃ̺/
d
de
/ð̺/
e
e
/ɛ̃/
f
fa
/f/
h
ha
/h/
i
i
/i/
k
ka
/k/
l
le
/l/
m
ma
/m/
n
na
/n/
o
o
/o/
p
pa
/p/
r
ra
/ɺ/
š
še
/ʃ̺/
s
sa
/s̺/
t
ti
/t/
u
u
/ɔ̃/
w
wa
/w/
y
ya
/ʝ̺/
z
ze
/t͡s̺/
ł
łu
/ɬ̺/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Alabayi

    Adjective agreementNone
    AlienabilityNo alienability
    Animacy distinctionsNone
    Definite articleDistinct article
    Demonstrative proximityDistal/Medial/Proximal

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