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Akuveth
Akuveṫ śauzi
[ɐˈkɯvɛθ ˈɕaɯ̯zi]*
Registered by alexis on 10 March 2019
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersAkuveth is spoken in Akuvi.
Species Human/humanoid
About Akuveth Akuveth (akuveṫ śauzi akuveṫ śauzi) is the language of the island of Akuvi.

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  • No formal sentential subordination (conjunctions are used instead)
  • Subject-object pivots for clausal conjunctions
  • Classifier/measure word system for most nouns
  • Tenseless with multiple overlapping aspects
  • Verbal inflection via metathesis and infixation
Sample of Akuveth[view] Ser źynma vudyrśe źaḣau.

All warfare is based on deception.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m     n ȵ   (ŋ)  
Plosive p b     t d   c k g  
Fricative   v θ s z ɕ ʑ [ç]1 x h
Flap       ɾ        
  1. allophone of /x/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i   ɨ ɯ ɯ:
Near-close   [ɪ]1    
Close-mid       o
Open-mid ɛ      
Near-open     [ɐ]2  
Open a a:      
Polyphthongs aɯ̯ ɛɯ̯ ai̯
  1. allophone of /ɨ/
  2. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Akuveth. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AkuvethOrthography
a
a
ḣara
/a/, [ɐ]
au
au
ḣazuu
/aɯ̯/
aa
aa
saara
/a:/
e
e
sera
/ɛ/
eu
eu
sezuu
/ɛɯ̯/
i
i
źira
/i/
o
o
gora
/o/
u
u
kura
/ɯ/
uu
uu
kuzuu
/ɯ:/
y
y
myra
/ɨ/, [ɪ]
ai
ai
daira
/ai̯/
t
t
ta
/t/
v
v
va
/v/
d
d
da
/d/
s
s
sa
/s/
g
g
ga
/g/
z
z
za
/z/
r
r
ra
/ɾ/
n
n
na
/n/
k
k
ka
/k/
ń
ń
ńa
/ȵ/
ṫa
/θ/
c
c
ca
/c/
p
p
pa
/p/
b
b
ba
/b/
ś
ś
śa
/ɕ/
h
h
ha
/h/, [ç]
ḣa
/x/, [ç]
ź
ź
źa
/ʑ/
m
m
ma
/m/
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    Typological information for Akuveth

    Marked tense (verb)No marked tense
    Marked aspect (verb)Perfective and imperfective
    Script typeAbugida

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