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Ame language
Teisa Ame
[te̞:sä äme̞]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 10 October 2015
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Ame language The Ame language is an indigenous language of the Nousa Kingdom, spoken by the Ame people, written in a logographic writing system called the Ame script.

The Ame language has a specific avoidance speech used in special occasions. This is due to supersitions that using the regular language in certain occasions will bring back luck.

Grammatical features of the Ame language:
- SVO basic word order
- prepositions and initial conjunctions
- adjectives, demonstratives, numerals prcede the noun they modify
- morphologically analytic
- neutral alignment
- no distinction in cases, gender, etc.
- definite and indefinite articles
- adjectives being verb-like
Sample of Ame language[view] ani da keimadjii koseri keza mi da keza da me arii heiko.

That was the strangest book I've ever read.
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeNousa Gulf
 ⤷  Proto-Ame
  ⤷ Nousa islands languages
   ⤷  Ame language
[view] About Nousa GulfThe Nousa Gulf language family is a language family of indegenous languages surrounding the Nousa Gulf.
[edit] [view] Haatai Teisa (Haatai speech)The Ame language has a specific register called the Haatai speech, or called Haatai Teisa natively, the Haatai speech is an avoidance speech used in certain occasions where the use of the regular speech is a taboo.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n       ŋ  
Plosive (p) b   t d       k  
Fricative [ɸ]1 [β]2   s z [ɕ]3 [ʑ]4       h
Affricate     [t͡s]5 [d͡z]6 [t͡ɕ]7 [d͡ʑ]8        
Lateral flap     ɺ          
Approximant   [ʋ]9     j w    
  1. allophone of /h/
  2. allophone of /b/
  3. allophone of /s/
  4. allophone of /z/
  5. allophone of /t/
  6. allophone of /d/
  7. allophone of /t/
  8. allophone of /d/
  9. allophone of /w/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   [u]1 [u:]2
Mid e̞ e̞:   o̞ o̞:
Open   ä ä:  
  1. allophone of /o̞/
  2. allophone of /o̞:/
Syllable Structureall syllables in Ame are open syllables, consonant clusters don‘t exist in Ame. The syllable structure in Ame is (C)V(V); besides liquids must be preceded by a vowel in native words.

On the other hand, Ame allows vowel hiatus, two or more vowels can be adjacent with each other.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ame language. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Ame languageOrthography [edit]
Aa/ä/AA aa/ä:/Bb/b/CH ch[t͡ɕ]Dd/d/DJ dj[d͡ʑ]DZ dz[d͡z]Ee/e̞/EI ei/e̞:/Ff[ɸ]Gg/ŋ/
Hh/h/Ii/i/II ii/i:/Jj[ʑ]Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o̞/OU ou/o̞:/Pp/p/1Rr/ɺ/
Ss/s/SH sh[ɕ]Tt/t/TS ts[t͡s]Uu[u]UU uu[u:]Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. loan words only
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