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Tiranese
Tilon
[tiɾɑn]*
Registered by Tinzin on 21 June 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Tiranese Vaguely Vietnamese-inspired Gleblang spoken by a neo-steampunk magitech society in a post-apocalyptic skylands world.

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Sample of Tiranese[view] Zalislo alzo nudisga dal nio aza muz su-su-su-su-su uw ta zlak wamo ku fil dupsof ta.

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. /
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Language family relationships
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[view] Tilon ba waz (North Tiranese)[ɾ̥]→[ɰ]
[l̥]→[ˡ]
[w̥]→[ʷ]
[view] Tilon (North Tiranese (Colloquial))[ɾ̥]→[˞]
[l̥]→[ˡ]
[w̥]→[ʷ]
unrounded vowels→[ə] word-final
rounded vowels→[ʊ] word-final
labialised stops tend to lose audible release
with repeated stops/fricatives, only the second is pronounced i.e. /ɑffi/→[ɑfi]
above rule applies between words, fricatives are lengthened i.e. /siv vi/→[sivːi], /lit ta/→[li ta]
word-final /x/ is silent
[view] Tilon ba fiv (South Tiranese)labialised consonants tend to become [ʔw]
[ʷl]→[ˡ] (lateral release)
consecutive vowels tend to become polypthongs
consecutive consonants tend to be co-articulated
-om, -ow, -ul suffixes often dropped
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n      
Plosive p b   t d   k g ʔ
Fricative   f v s z   x  
Lateral approximant     l [l̥]1      
Approximant       [ʍ]2 w    
Flap     [ɾ]3 [ɾ̥]4      
  1. before voiceless non-nasals, allophone of /l/
  2. before voiceless non-nasals, next to unrounded vowels, allophone of /w/
  3. between /a ɑ i u l w m n/, allophone of /l/
  4. between /a ɑ i u l w m n/ + before voiceless non-nasals, allophone of /l/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Open a ɑ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tiranese. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TiraneseOrthography
-/ʔ/Aa/a/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/x/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/ɑ/Pp/p/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/v/Ww/w/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Tiranese

    Verb agreementNone
    Marked tense (verb)No marked tense
    Primary word orderVSO
    Noun numbersNo numbers
    Morphosyntactic alignmentDirect

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