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Proto-Baas [BAAS]
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Typology New 140 words Proto-Baas
Ŋlarqumx baqas
[ˈŋl̪äɾʔumx ˈbäʔäs̪]*
Registered by d13g0 on 14 December 2019
Language type Proto-Conlang
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Proto-Baas[view] bujt' wolɣmawimt' dreqi glej rwalek ymbujt' zjar qaramt' ymseɣŋas

If he'd gotten more sleep, he wouldn't have gotten sick.
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Sound samples in Proto-Baas
Some sound samples of Proto-Baas. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
ymkqulloŋos qarqarajt' mel t'lezraloŋleü, baq wolüoŋgaü ymbujt'us ymbujt'us wejw...
Friends are like cows - if you eat them, they die.
Language family relationships
Language treeBaas
 ⤷  Proto-Baas
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottalOther
Nasal m       ŋ    
Plosive p [pʼ]1 b t̪ [t̪ʼ]2 t̪ʰ       k [kʼ]3 kʰ g ʔ  
Fricative         x ɣ ɦ  
Lateral approximant              
Approximant       j w     ɥ
Flap     ɾ          
  1. Before /ʔ/, allophone of /p/
  2. Before /ʔ/, allophone of /t̪/
  3. Before /ʔ/, allophone of /k/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [y]1 [ʉ]2 u
Close-mid [e]3    
Mid   ə  
Open-mid ɛ   ʌ
Near-open [æ]4    
Open   ä [ɑ]5
  1. After /ɥ/, allophone of /u/
  2. After /j/, allophone of /u/
  3. After and before /j/ and /ɥ/, allophone of /ɛ/
  4. After (if not before /w/) and before /j/ and /ɥ/, allophone of /ä/
  5. After (if not before /j/ or /ɥ/) and before /w/, allophone of /ä/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Proto-Baas. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Proto-BaasOrthography
Aa/ä/Bb/b/Dd/d̪/Ee/ɛ/Gg/g/Ɣɣ/ɣ/Hh/ɦ/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/
K' k'/kʰ/Ll/l̪/Mm/m/Nn/n̪/Ŋŋ/ŋ/Oo/ʌ/Pp/p/Qq/ʔ/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s̪/
Tt/t̪/T' t'/t̪ʰ/Uu/u/Üü/ɥ/Ww/w/Xx/x/Yy/ə/Zz/z̪/
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    Typological information for Proto-Baas

    Base counting systemDuodecimal (12)
    GendersHuman/Non-human
    Morphological typologySynthetic
    Morphosyntactic alignmentFluid-S
    Reduplication formPartial initial reduplication

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