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Tsaban
Tsabaśghyl
[t͡səbəʒɣɨl]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 13 May 2020
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: TsabaOfficial
Species Human/humanoid
About Tsaban Note that this language is still under development, the information here could change!

Tsaban is the official language of  Tsaba and a member of the proposed West Alpic superfamily. Like its West Alpic relatives,  Legim and  Erdköl, Tsaban has gender, a robust case system, SOV word order, and an array of modal suffixes.

Tsaban is generally agglutinative, strongly head-final, and makes frequent use of converbs.

The most recent version of the dictionary can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17PK1TpI5nBaPdF09JkEn-YDJZuXgbM7vvqHDZacax1g/edit?usp=sharing
Sample of TsabanCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
letsnpistol
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m n   ɲ      
Plosive b t tʼ d       k kʼ kʼʷ kʷ g gʷ ʔ1
Fricative   s ʃ     x2 xʷ ɣ ɣʷ h
Affricate   t͡s          
Lateral approximant   l          
Lateral fricative   ɬ          
Approximant       j w    
Trill   r          
  1. word-final allophone of plosives and /h/
  2. word-final allophone of /ɣ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i y ɨ u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   ə1  
Open-mid ɛ œ    
Open a    
Polyphthongs ai au
  1. /a/ and /o/ reduce to /ə/ when unstressed
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tsaban. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TsabanOrthography [edit]
Aa/ə/1Áá/a/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Éé/e/Gg/g/GH gh/ɣ/GHW ghw/ɣʷ/GW gw/gʷ/
Hh/h/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/KH kh/x/2KHW khw/xʷ/KW kw/kʷ/K̓ k̓/kʼ/K̓W k̓w/kʼʷ/Ll/l/
LH lh/ɬ/Mm/m/Ńń/ɲ/Nn/n/Oo/o/Öö/œ/P̓ p̓/pʼ/Rr/r/Śś/ʃ/Ss/s/
Tt/t/TS ts/t͡s/T̓ t̓/tʼ/Üü/y/Uu/u/Ww/w/Yy/ɨ/ʔ/ʔ/3
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. /a/ and /o/ reduce to /ə/ when unstressed
  2. word-final allophone of /ɣ/
  3. word-final allophone of plosives and /h/
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
The Creation of the World
A typical Tsaban creation story
21-Jan-22 17:51
An Intro to Tsaban Phonotactics
Exactly what it says on the tin
21-Oct-21 03:59
Typological information for Tsaban

Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
Primary word orderSOV
Relative clause morphologyNominalised
Verb head-directionalityHead final

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