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Byvoian
Byvóue
[bɪvowɛ]
Registered by Agent Spaghetti on 21 September 2018
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersByvoian is spoken in Byvning.
Species Human/humanoid
About Byvoian The language of the people of Byvning, the Godlands. Spoken in many areas of Southern Iryba with a prominent influence on Lysorish vocabulary. The official language of Byvning, Welled, and Enfas but has prominent status in Pec and parts of Bati as well. The name "Eragian" (B: Eragóe) is also used to refer to this language, but more often refers to the standard dialect of Byvoian as spoken in the Eran Region.
Sample of Byvoian[view] en shentíg su.

I am 10 years old.
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Latest vocabulary
sevauvheed advice
sevauvhark
sevauvlisten
Language family relationships
Language treeSouthern Iryban
 ⤷  Proto-Southern-Iryban
  ⤷ Old Byvoian
   ⤷  Byvoian
[view] About Southern IrybanAncestor of most languages used in Southern Iryba including Byvnish and Qelthvenese
[view] délerácie (Southern Byvoian)No summary available for this dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n   ɲ   ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d       k g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ [ç]1 [ʝ]2   x [ɣ]3 h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ (d͡ʒ)        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j [w]4 [ɰ]5  
Flap       ɾ          
  1. _j | _i, allophone of /h/
  2. allophone of /d͡ʒ/
  3. allophone of /g/
  4. _V, allophone of /o/
  5. V_V, allophone of /y/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i i: y   [ɯ]1 u
Near-close   ɪ [ʏ]2  
Close-mid e   o
Open-mid ɛ œ   ɔ
Near-open æ    
Open [a]3   ɑ
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /y/
  3. allophone of /æ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Byvoian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ByvoianOrthography
Aa/ɑ/Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/Ćć/t͡ʃ/CH ch/x/Dd/d/DD dd/ð/Ee/ɛ/Éé/e/
Ēē/i:/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/ɪ/Íí/i/Jj/d͡ʒ/1Kk/k/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/ɔ/Óó/o/, [w]2Öö/œ/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/
Tt/t/TT tt/θ/Uu/u/, [ɯ]Úú/y/, [ɰ]3Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/, [ɪ]Zz/z/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. loan words only
  2. _V
  3. V_V
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Byvnish Vowels
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Typological information for Byvoian

AlienabilityAlienable/inalienable
Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
Definite articleNone
GendersNone
Noun numbersSingular/Plural

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