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Typology Progressing 233 words Kvian
Kvíaros
[kʰʋíərɔs]*
Registered by LordoftheFrogs on 20 March 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Kvian Fun facts about Kvian:
  • Ergative-absolutive alignment/nominative-accusative in future tense
  • VOS word order: Āvreí kota hélsen "Loves dog woman"
  • There is only an indefinite determiner "ve" that agrees with case and number
  • No gender
  • Verbs don't agree to number, or person
  • Relative clauses can only be applied to an ergative or absolutive, and in some cases (imperatives) vocative nouns. In all other places where English uses relative clauses make, Kvian uses participles or adpositional phrases.
Sample of Kvian[view] Ikén tenglís meslia yé.

She jumped off the cliff onto the grass
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Latest vocabulary
mesngrass
tengancliff
ikísvjump
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m   n     ŋ  
Plosive p b   t d     k g  
Fricative   f s ɕ     h
Affricate       t͡ɕ d͡ʑ      
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant   ʋ     j    
Trill     r        
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open a a:  
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kvian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KvianOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʑ/
Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/SH sh/ɕ/Tt/t/
Uu/u/Vv/ʋ/Yy/j/Ōō/o:/Ūū/u:/Āā/a:/Ēē/e:/Īī/i:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Kvian

    Morphological typologyFusional
    Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative
    Primary word orderVOS
    Pronoun dropping?No

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