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Benweenese
benwegul
[benˈwe.gul]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 29 August 2022
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersBenweenese is spoken in Benween.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Benweenese[view] A ann habal, inn hífur dual harie addal tewu ligerie ferdes.

On a hill, a sheep that had no wool saw some horses.
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Latest vocabulary
tunnadjgood
bojeadjbetter
ništedetsome
Sound samples in Benweenese
Some sound samples of Benweenese. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
ho, dose, tró, abat, hem, sít, siv, tod, nuv, tiv.
one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.
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A ann habal, inn hífur dual harie addal tewu ligerie ferdes.
On a hill, a sheep that had no wool saw some horses.
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Language family relationships
Language treeBengenic
 ⤷ Indo-European
  ⤷  Proto-Bengenic
   ⤷  Old Benweenese
    ⤷ Early Benweenese
     ⤷  Benweenese
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m [ɱ]1   n         ŋ [ɴ]2  
Plosive p b     t d   [ɖ]3     k g q  
Fricative   f v ð s z ʃ   ʝ       h
Affricate       [t͡s]4 t͡ʃ            
Lateral approximant       l              
Approximant             [j]5 w      
Trill       r           ʀ  
Flap       ɾ              
Blends ks ŋk
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /d/
  4. allophone of /s/
  5. allophone of /i/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i y   ɨ ɯ u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e [ø]1     o
Mid     [ə]2  
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Open a     ɑ
Polyphthongs ei ai
  1. allophone of /ɔ/
  2. allophone of /e/
Stress informationIn a word with two or more syllables, the stressed syllable will be the penultimate (back to front). This can change if affixes are added to the original word or it is combined with another. This also varies if the word is a loanword, in which case taking the original language pronunciation.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Benweenese. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 BenweeneseOrthography [edit]
Aa
a
/a/
Áá
acent-a
/ɑ/
Ææ
æ
/ɛ/
Bb
be
/b/
Čč
če
/t͡ʃ/
Ĉĉ
ĉe
/q/
Dd
de
/d/, /ð/
Ee
e
/e/
Ff
fe
/f/
Gg
ge
/g/
Hh
he
/h/
Ii
i
/i/
Íí
acent-i
/ɪ/
Jj
ye
/ʝ/
Kk
ke
/k/
Ll
le
/l/
Mm
me
/m/
Nn
ne
/n/
Oo
o
/o/
Óó
acent-o
/ɔ/, [ø]
Pp
/p/, /p/
Rr
re
/ɾ/, /ʀ/
Ss
se
/s/
Šš
še
/ʃ/
Tt
te
/t/
Uu
u
/u/
Úú
acent-u
/ɯ/
Vv
ve
/v/
Ww
we
/w/
Xx
/ks/
Yy
y
/ɨ/
Zz
ze
/z/
Cc
[t͡s]
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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    Typological information for Benweenese

    GendersMasculine/Feminine/Neuter
    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Noun-adjective orderAdjective first
    Syllable structureModerate (CVC max)
    Script typeAlphabet

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