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Colonial Gaelic
Mherìghèalg
[mjɛrɪɣelg]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 23 August 2019
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Colonial Gaelic This language is a look at what could have occurred, had America been colonized by primarily Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic speaking folk. Hence the name Colonial Gaelic.
It's most noticeable features include:
- Lack of nominal cases (Except for SGSingular (number)
one countable entity
/PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
and GENGenitive (case)
possessive
)
- Strict VSO
- Consonant mutation shifted to ONLY verb conjugation
- ACTActive voice (valency, volition)
the subject acts, voluntarily
and PASSPassive voice (valency)
be verb-ed
voices
- Evolution of θ and ð into the Gaelic phonology
Sample of Colonial Gaelic[view] Dhèa cogarèan cthain bìt brèthanas?

Do you always whisper when you're being judgemental?
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Latest vocabulary
Brèthanasadjjudgmental
Cthaincwhen
Cogarvwhisper
Sound samples in Colonial Gaelic
Some sound samples of Colonial Gaelic. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Bìm èn bròdor dhuisg. Èn òlpèast ir to tromlèghen. Èn namhèd da mìlla aghèden...
I am the lucid dream. The monster in your nightmares. The fiend of a thousand faces...
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Language family relationships
Language treeCeltic
 ⤷ Proto-Celtic
  ⤷ Insular Celtic
   ⤷ Goidelic
    ⤷  Colonial Gaelic
[view] About CelticThe Celtic languages (usually pronounced /ˈkɛltɪk/ but sometimes /ˈsɛltɪk/) are descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family. The term "Celtic" was first used to describe this language group b...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelar
Nasal m   n   ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b   t d     k g
Fricative ɸ β θ ð s [z]1 ʃ ʒ [ç]2 ɣ
Affricate           k͡x [g͡ɣ]3
Lateral approximant     l   ʎ  
Approximant     [ɹ]4   j  
Trill     r      
Blends dj mj sj pj ɸj kj
  1. allophone of /s/
  2. allophone of /ɣ/
  3. allophone of /k͡x/
  4. allophone of /r/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e     o
Mid     ə  
Open-mid ɛ œ     ɔ
Open a      
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Colonial Gaelic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Colonial GaelicOrthography [edit]
Àà/ə/Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/k/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Èè/e/Ff/ɸ/Gg/g/Ii/i/Ìì/ɪ/Jj/ʒ/
Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Òò/ɔ/Pp/p/Rr/r/, [ɹ]Ss/s/, [z]Tt/t/Uu/u/Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
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