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Balearic
Balear
[baleaɾ]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 16 March 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Balearic Balearic is a Gallo-Romance language spoken by the people of the Kingdom of Balears.
Sample of Balearic[view] La sentença fuit escrita nà voç activa per le nen. / Le nen escrivèt nà voç passiva.

The sentence was written in the active voice by the boy. / The boy wrote in the passive voice.
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Latest vocabulary
passiuadjpassive
passiuadjpassive
actiuadjactive
Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
 ⤷ Italic
  ⤷ Latino-Faliscan
   ⤷ Latin
    ⤷ Vulgar Latin
     ⤷ Western Romance
      ⤷ Gallic
       ⤷ Occitano-Romance
        ⤷  Balearic
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   [n]1   ɲ   ŋ  
Plosive p b   t [d]2       k g ʔ
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ     ɣ h
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     [l]3   ʎ      
Approximant         j (w)    
Trill     r          
Flap     ɾ          
Blends wa ku nsɛ se ka kwe ʒu gwə gwe
ʒy ko go ʒo kwɔ kwa ki ky
ʒa ke gu ʒi kwo ʒɔ kwi di
ŋk gwo ʒe si ʒɛ gwɛ we nse
ʒə nsi kwɛ wi kwə gwɔ gi wo
ga ge gwa gwi gy
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /d/
  3. allophone of /l/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i [i:]1 y y:2   u u:
Close-mid e e:3   o o:4
Mid   ə ə:  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:   ɔ ɔ:
Open a a:5    
Polyphthongs ija ije ow iju ej ɔw aj ijɛ ɔj ijy
ijɔ ew ijə ɛj aw oj ijo ei ɛw
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. stressed
  3. stressed
  4. stressed
  5. stressed
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Balearic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 BalearicOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/k/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/
Jj/ʒ/Kk/k/1Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Qq/k/Rr/ɾ/
Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/y/Vv/v/Ww/w/2Xx/ʃ/Yy/j/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. loan words only
  2. loan words only
Typological information for Balearic

GendersMasculine/Feminine
Noun numbersSingular/Plural
Primary word orderSVO
Pronoun dropping?Yes
Syllable structureComplex

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