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Alveci
Sveizisce
[sfeː.zɨʃ]
Registered by JStaleknight on 15 February 2017
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersAlveci is spoken in Switzerland (and abroad).
Species Human/humanoid
About Alveci Alveci is a future version of Swiss German that is heavily influenced by its neighbors French and Italian (and to a lesser extent Romansch, English, and other languages).

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Sample of Alveci[view] Merci furë Lesier.

Thanks for reading!
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Alveci
Some sound samples of Alveci. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Merci furë Lesier.
Thanks for reading!
Ener Mensce ves enes Tier.
A person sees a animal
Der Cunig is ener Fisce.
The king is a fish.
Vad is Tee? Vad is Vasser? Vare be Ic?
What is tea? What is water? Who am I?
Vissier is Edes Stercke.
Knowledge itself is power.
Gruëzi, Ic be en Mensce.
Hello, I am a human.
Language family relationships
Language treeGermanic
 ⤷ Proto-Germanic
  ⤷ West Germanic
   ⤷ Old High German
    ⤷ German
     ⤷  Alveci
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarPharyngealGlottal
Nasal m [ɱ]1   n         [ŋ]2    
Plosive p b   [t̪]3 [d̪]4 t d   [ʈ]5 [ɖ]6     (k) g   (ʔ)
Fricative [ɸ]7 [β]8 f (v)   s9 s: z ʃ ʒ10 [ʂ]11 [ʐ]12       (ħ) (h) [h̚]13
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ            
Lateral approximant       l              
Approximant   [ʋ]14   ɹ15     j w16 [ɰ]17    
Trill       r              
Blends ks kv18 ŋg19 20 pf gv21
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. Before velars, allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /t/
  4. allophone of /d/
  5. allophone of /t/
  6. allophone of /d/
  7. allophone of /f/
  8. allophone of /f/
  9. Before front vowels.
  10. In words of French origin.
  11. allophone of /ʃ/
  12. allophone of /ʒ/
  13. Word-finally after vowels, allophone of /g/
  14. allophone of /v/
  15. After vowels that are not otherwise rhotacized.
  16. Variant of "ou" used between vowels (unless the vowel immediately following is U).
  17. allophone of /j/
  18. Before any vowel except U or E.
  19. Medially.
  20. In words of French origin, medially.
  21. Before any vowel except E.
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i1 i: (y:)2   ɨ ɨ˞   u:
Near-close   (ʏ)3   ʊ4  
Close-mid e e: [ø]5 (ø:)6   ɵ7 ɵ:   o o:
Mid     ə ə̃8    
Open-mid ɛ (ɛ:)9 (œ)10   ɜ ɜ̃11 ɜ˞   ɔ ɔ: ɔ̃12
Near-open     ɐ ɐ: ɐ̃:13    
Open         ɑ ɑ:
Polyphthongs ɐɪ ɔɪ ʊɐ14 ɐʊ
  1. Word-final
  2. Archaic
  3. Unstressed, archaic.
  4. Unstressed
  5. allophone of /ɵ/
  6. Archaic
  7. In words of Greek origin.
  8. Unstressed, word-final
  9. Archaic
  10. Archaic
  11. Word-finally
  12. Word-final
  13. Word-final
  14. In words of French origin.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Alveci. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 AlveciOrthography
Aa/ɑ/, /ɐ/AA aa/ɑ:/AI ai/ɐɪ/AO ao/ɐʊ/AR ar/ɐ:/ARN arn/ɐ̃:/1AU au/ɑ:/AY ay/ɐɪ/Bb/b/Cc/s/2, /k/3
CK ck/k/4Dd/d/, [ɖ], [d̪]DSC dsc/d͡ʒ/DZ dz/d͡z/Ee/ɜ/, /ɛ/, /ə/5, //EE ee/e:/EI ei/e/EN en/ɜ̃/6, /ə̃/7ER er/ɜ˞/EU eu/ɔ:/
Éé/e:/Ëë/ɜ/8ËN ën/ɜ̃/Ff/f/, [β], [ɸ]Gg/g/, [h̚]9GN gn/ŋ/10GU gu/gv/11GUE gue/g/12Ii/ɨ/, /i/13IE ie/i:/
IR ir/ɨ˞/Jj/j/, /ʒ/14, [ɰ], [ʐ]Kk/k/15Ll/l/Mm/m/, [ɱ]Nn/n/, [ŋ]16NG ng/ŋg/17, /nʒ/18Oo/ɔ/, /o/OE oe/ɵ:/OI oi/ɔɪ/, /ʊɐ/19
ON on/ɔ̃/20OO oo/o:/OU ou/u:/Pp/p/PF pf/pf/, /f/QU qu/kv/21QUE que/k/22Rr/ɹ/23, /r/RR rr/ɹ/Ss/s/
SC sc/ʃ/, [ʂ]SS ss/s:/Tt/t/, [ʈ], [t̪]TS ts/t͡s/TSC tsc/t͡ʃ/Uu/ʊ/24, /ɵ/, [ʋ], [ø]UU uu/u:/Vv/f/VU vu/w/25Xx/ʔ/26, /ks/, /z/27
Yy/ə/, /ɨ/, /ɵ/28Zz/z/ZZ zz/t͡s/Hh/h/29, /ħ/30, /:/31Ww/v/32Ää/e:/33, /ɛ:/34Öö/œ/35, /ø:/36Üü/ʏ/37, /y:/38
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. Word-final
  2. Before front vowels.
  3. Before back vowels.
  4. Before front vowels.
  5. Unstressed; sometimes pronounced word-finally after a consonant cluster ending in R.
  6. Word-finally
  7. Unstressed, word-final
  8. Used to unmute final e
  9. Word-finally after vowels.
  10. Word-initial before vowels.
  11. Before any vowel except E.
  12. Word-final
  13. Word-final
  14. In words of French origin.
  15. loan words only
  16. Before velars
  17. Medially.
  18. In words of French origin, medially.
  19. In words of French origin.
  20. Word-final
  21. Before any vowel except U or E.
  22. Word-finally.
  23. After vowels that are not otherwise rhotacized.
  24. Unstressed
  25. Variant of "ou" used between vowels (unless the vowel immediately following is U).
  26. loan words only
  27. Initially.
  28. In words of Greek origin.
  29. loan words only
  30. loan words only
  31. loan words only
  32. loan words only
  33. Archaic, loan words only
  34. Archaic, loan words only
  35. Archaic, loan words only
  36. Archaic, loan words only
  37. Unstressed, archaic, loan words only
  38. Archaic, loan words only
Typological information for Alveci

GendersMasculine/Feminine/Neuter
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Primary writing systemLatin (Extended)

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