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Batean [BTB]
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Batean
bataini
[bat̪ʰain̪i]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 15 February 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Batean[view] .go'em'ta uz'p'upume dak'al's' k'me. / .detus uz't'fera k'kon f mis'oli k'e. / .tofeue nam kut' vor'lat' k'e. / .v'go'tik'v de mut' umeta p'ul'se k'kon. / / .tshiva, 'unz'lat' k't lek'si kon k'...[view all texts]
Latest vocabulary
mob'nnfrog
kel'nscrap
in'lat'vhold tightly
Language family relationships
Language treeHadel'
 ⤷ Hadeli
  ⤷ Proto-Patean
   ⤷  Patean (Old Batean)
    ⤷  Batean
[view] About Hadel'Language family that originated in what is now Central Batea.
[edit] [view] yaletmini (Alemi)Batean dialect spoken in Alemi. Most loan words are from the language Yndeic as opposed to Thumissian, Nnellish or Gonian.
[edit] [view] bataini gonate (Gona Batean)Batean spoken in Batean communities in Gona.
[edit] [view] z'ankalini (North Batean/Zyankalian)Dialect spoken in the very isolated North-West Batea, also known as Patek'a Z'ankala.
[edit] [view] ga'adini (South Batean/Gayad)Spoken in south Batea, ex-Gahadel territory.
[edit] [view] tes'sh'bitini (West Batean/Tessbitian)Dialect spoken in West Batea or Patek'a Tes'bit. Resembles a mix of the Alemi dialect and the official eastern dialect. Alemi influence is not only caused by previous occupations, but the general cross mingling between their media and culture-- despite being at war.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m m̩ n̪ n̪̩          
Plosive b t̪ˀ t̪ʰ       g  
Fricative ɸ β ʃ (ʒ)       (h)
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 the dialect Alemi
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 [edit]
'
'
/ə/, /ɪ/, /j/
a
a
/a/
b
b
/b/
d
d
/d̪/
e
e
/ɛ/
f
f
/ɸ/
g
g
/g/
h
h
//1
i
i
/i/
ńū
k
/kʰ/
ł
l
/l̪/
ńd
m
/m̩/, /m/
n
ň
/n̪/
ń
n
/n̪̩/, /n̪/
o
o
/ɔ/
ūń
p
/pʰ/
r
r
/ɾ/
þ
s
/s̪/
s
sh
/ʃ/
t
t
/t̪ʰ/, /t̪ˀ/
ts
tsh
/t͡ʃ/
u
u
/w̩/, /u/, /w/, /wu/
v
v
/β/
ý
y
/ə˞/2
z
z
/z̪/
ūh
zh
/ʒ/3
"
//
"
//
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. loan words only
  2. Used only in the dialect Alemi
  3. loan words only
Typological information for Batean

Base counting systemQuaternary (4)
Polar question markingQuestion particle
Primary word orderVOS
Syllable structureComplex

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