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Amphibian [AMU]
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Amphibian
Amþibilukað
[amθibilukað]*
Registered by Shareenear on 3 January 2018
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersAmphibian is spoken by a population of around 3,000,000 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Amphibian Amphibian is a posteriori language spoken by the ichthyoids race in my conworld. It's official language of Amthi(Amþi) which is also known as country of amphibians. It's SVO language. Has 7 cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, instrumentative, prepositional and vocative. This language's grammar reminds grammar of Slavic languages spoken on Earth. Actually, there's a lot of slavshit

Also, Amphibian's vocabulary reminds such Earth's languages as Russian, Greek, Hindi and Indonesian. If you take a closer look, you may find English, Somali, Spanish, Romanian and some others. The closest Earth language to Amphibian is Ukrainian, and in my conworld it's Shadowese, Arachnese and Low Dragonese.

One of main phonological characteristics of Amphibian language is a lot of [þ], [ð] and [s] sounds. My idea was to make a language that sounds like sea.
Sample of Amphibian[view] Ðalm ğudáha mare äráxakþa.

We swim in a sea of chaos.
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Latest vocabulary
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ðasadvthus
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Sound samples in Amphibian
Some sound samples of Amphibian. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Menxaði ðabin kasuń ðimasa.
To be forgotten is worse than death.
Amistað: Kalus þema voiþjat eþi rizoļva ðibátada. Právda þema voiþjat hovati kedavru.
Friendship: Good friends help solve your problems. True friends help hide the body.
Osóbi mrzet kav ricenna maja þelut jak ðej ğos.
People hate when sentences do not end the way they penis.
Jesli uðetires ğudáha neþpravedlívist hálah, erejþ víbralo ðoļmiğa þajð.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Maja ðévju þuzir.
I mustn't run away.
Maja mjerðju sidíð eþi.
I am not shitting on you.
Language family relationships
[view] Þimur (Thimurian)Spoken on the eastern coastline of Amthi. It's like Vathysish, but the words are not changed like in Uesthish.
[view] Uesþi (Uesthish)Spoken on the western coastline of Amthi. In this dialect, the words from the source languages are not changed(though adjusted to the Amphibian phonology anyway)
[view] Vaþis (Vathysish)Spoken in underwater towns of Amthi. In this dialect, the source languages are replaced with their dialects or closest languages.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelar
Nasal m     n ȵ   ŋ
Plosive p b     t d     k g
Fricative   f v θ ð s z     x ɣ
Affricate       t͡s d͡z      
Lateral approximant       l ȴ    
Approximant           j  
Trill       r      
Blends ji
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   u u:
Close-mid e e:   o o:
Open a a: ä  
Polyphthongs ie io iu
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Amphibian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AmphibianOrthography
Aa/a/Ää/ä/Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/Dd/d/Ðð/ð/Ee/e/Ěě/ie/Ёё/io/Ff/f/
Gg/g/Ğğ/ɣ/Hh/x/Ii/i/Ïï/ji/Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/Ļļ/ȴ/Mm/m/
Nn/n/Ńń/ȵ/Ŋŋ/ŋ/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Þþ/θ/Uu/u/
Ųų/iu/Vv/v/Xx/d͡z/Zz/z/Áá/a:/Éé/e:/Íí/i:/Óó/o:/Úú/u:/
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    Typological information for Amphibian

    Indefinite articleNone
    Morphological typologySynthetic
    NasalsPrenasalised consonants only

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