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Arkansan Creole
Kiyòl d'Akanse
[kijɔl dakɑ̃nsə]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 25 April 2022
Language type Creole
Place & SpeakersArkansan Creole is spoken by a population of 150,674 .
Species Human/humanoid
About Arkansan Creole
Arkansan Creole is a language based on an alt-history of the Louisiana Territory, most notably the what is now modern day Arkansas and the surrounding area. It's a French-based with influence from Spanish, English, and various West-African and Native American languages (like Manding languages and Quapaw)

Sample of Arkansan Creole[view] Ki yé fil sèle?

Who's that girl?
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Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
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  ⤷ Latino-Faliscan
   ⤷ Latin
    ⤷ Vulgar Latin
     ⤷ Western Romance
      ⤷ Gallic
       ⤷ Langues d'oïl
        ⤷ French
         ⤷  Arkansan Creole
[edit] [view] Spañò Patwa (Mountain Speak)From the Ozark and Ouachita mountain range in parts of modern day Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas. Mountain Speak, as it tends to be called in English, is a variation of typical Arkansan Creole that has a lot more Spanish influence in it's vocabulary and phonology than is seen elsewhere. There is also notable Osage influence.
Nasal m   n   ɲ   [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b   t d       k g  
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ       h
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant     ɹ   j w    
  1. allophone of /n/
Close i [y]1   u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   ə  
Open-mid ɛ [ɛ̃]2   ɔ [ɔ̃]3
Open a   [ɑ̃]4
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /ɛ/
  3. allophone of /ɔ/
  4. allophone of /a/
Stress informationStress in Arkansan Creole is largely considered to be ultimate, like French. However, it's not uncommon for loans from Spanish and English to retain their original stress, and words ending in 'e' (/ə/) are often pronounced with penultimate stress.
OtherArkansan Creole may have allophones not listed above.
Below is the orthography for Arkansan Creole. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Arkansan CreoleOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/, [ɑ̃]Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ə/Èè/ɛ/, [ɛ̃]Éé/e/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/
Ii/i/Jj/ʒ/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ŋ]Ññ/ɲ/Oo/o/Òò/ɔ/, [ɔ̃]
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    Typological information for Arkansan Creole

    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Noun incorporationCompound incorporation
    Noun-noun possessionAdpositional possession
    Primary word orderSVO

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