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Batean [BTB]
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Batean
bataini
[bat̪ʰain̪i]
Registered by morganicfoods on 15 February 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersBatean is spoken in Batea, Alemi, and some places in Gona.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Batean[view] .'m'ta uz'puoka'a 3 kip'dei mag' do'fe.

The cat is three bananas long.
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Latest vocabulary
nunadpat
nonadvinbetween
taz'd'lat'vembroider
Language family relationships
Language treeHadel'
 ⤷ Hadeli
  ⤷ Proto-Patean
   ⤷  Patean
    ⤷  Batean
[view] About Hadel'Language family that originated in what is now Central Batea.
[view] yaletmini (Alemi)Batean dialect spoken in Alemi. Most loan words are from the language Yndeic as opposed to Thumissian, Nnellish or Gonian.
[view] z'ankalini (North Batean/Zyankalian)Dialect spoken in the very isolated north Batea.
[view] ga'adini (South Batean/Gayad)Spoken in south Batea, ex-Gahadel territory.
[view] tes'sh'bitini (West Batean/Tessbitian)Dialect spoken in west Batea. Resembles a mix of the Alemi dialect and the official eastern dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m m̩ n̪ n̪̩        
Plosive b t̪ʰ       g
Fricative ɸ β ʃ (ʒ)      
Affricate     t͡ʃ      
Lateral approximant          
Approximant       j w w̩  
Flap   ɾ        
Blends wu
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Mid     ə ə˞1  
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Open a      
  1. Used only in dialects Alemi and Tessbitian
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Batean. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 BateanOrthography
'
'
'en'm
/j/, /ɪ/, /ə/
i
i
i
/i/
o
o
o
/ɔ/
a
a
a
/a/
e
e
e
/ɛ/
u
u
wu
/u/, /w/, /w̩/, /wu/
ńū
k
ki
/kʰ/
t
t
tan
/t̪ʰ/
b
b
bu
/b/
f
f
f'n
/ɸ/
v
v
ve
/β/
d
d
do
/d̪/
ńd
m
n'm do
/m/, /m̩/
ń
n
n'm
/n̪/, /n̪̩/
ūń
p
pau n'm
/pʰ/
þ
s
/s̪/
g
g
gu
/g/
z
z
/z̪/
ł
l
luo
/l̪/
r
r
der
/ɾ/
s
sh
esh
/ʃ/, /ʃ/
ts
tsh
tan esh
/t͡ʃ/
ý
y
ymi
/ə˞/1
ūh
zh
pau zhal
/ʒ/2
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. Used only in dialects Alemi and Tessbitian
  2. loan words only
Typological information for Batean

Base counting systemQuaternary (4)
Phonemic vowel lengthNone
Polar question markingQuestion particle
Primary word orderVOS

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