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Cypriot Latin
Chiprhiĭot / Ĭembĕ Chiprhiĭot
[ʃipʁijot jembə ʃipʁijot]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 9 March 2023
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersCypriot Latin is spoken in Cyprus as official language and Turkey, Greece, UK, Dodecania, USIA(United States of Ionian Islands) and Candia as minority language.
Species Human/humanoid
About Cypriot Latin Cypriot Latin (Chiprhiĭot [ʃipʁijot] or Ĭembĕ Chiprhiĭot [jembə ʃipʁijot]) is the official and main language of Cyprus. As a minority language it is spoken by stable communities in the countries such as Turkey, UK, Greece, Dodecania, United States of Ionian Islands, Candia and by the large Cypriot diaspora. Cypriot Latin is also one of the official languages of the European Union.
Sample of Cypriot Latin[view] Gĕ t'im

I love you
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Latest vocabulary
Chi parhĭe Chirhc?phrit's all greek to me
lunhetĕnglasses
geccherophri don't know.
Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
 ⤷ Italic
  ⤷ Latino-Faliscan
   ⤷ Latin
    ⤷ Vulgar Latin
     ⤷ Western Romance
      ⤷ Gallic
       ⤷ Langues d'oïl
        ⤷  Cypriot Latin
 
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[edit] [view] Chiprhiĭot Famĕgucchĕn) (Famagustan Cypriot)Famagustan Cypriot(Chiprhiĭot Famĕgucchĕn) is spoken around the eastern coast of Cyprus and it shows influences of Italian, Aragonese and Occitan much higher compared to other dialects of Cypriot Latin.
[edit] [view] Chiprhiĭot Cherhinhĕn (Kyrenian Cypriot)Kyrenian Cypriot (Chiprhiĭot Cherhinhĕn) is spoken around foothills of Pentadaktylos and coastal plains. It has much higher influence of Armenian, Arabic and Syriac languages.
[edit] [view] Chiprhiĭot Nhicogĕn (Nicosian Cypriot)Modern Standart Cypriot is based on the dialect of Nicosia. This Nicosian Cypriot (Chiprhiĭot Nhicogĕn) constitutes the model of written and spoken Cypriot.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvular
Nasal m   n   ɲ    
Plosive p b   t d     k g  
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ   x ɣ ʁ
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant         j    
Flap     ɾ        
Blends (gz) (ks) (kv)
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i1   u2
Close-mid e   o3
Mid   ə  
Open a4    
  1. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  2. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  3. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  4. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Cypriot Latin. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Cypriot LatinOrthography [edit]
Aa
a
/a/
Áá
/a/1
Ââ
/a/2
Bb
be
/b/
Cc
ce
/k/, /s/3
Çç
/s/
CH ch
/ʃ/
Dd
de
/d/
Ee
e
/e/
Éé
/e/4
Êê
/e/5
Ĕĕ
ĕ
/ə/
Ff
ef
/f/
Gg
ge
/ʒ/6, /g/
GH gh
/g/
Hh
hach
/x/
Ii
i
/i/
Íí
/i/7
Îî
/i/8
Ĭĭ
ĭe
/j/
Jj
ji
/ʒ/
Kk
ka
/k/
Ll
el
/l/
Mm
em
/m/
Nn
en
/n/
NH nh
/ɲ/
Oo
o
/o/
Óó
/o/9
Ôô
/o/10
Pp
pe
/p/
Qq
ku
/k/11
QU qu
/kv/12
Rr
er
/ɾ/
RH rh
/ʁ/
Ss
es
//13, /s/, /z/14
Tt
te
/t/
Uu
u
/u/
Úú
/u/15
Ûû
/u/16
Vv
ve
/v/
Ww
dublĕve
/v/17
Xx
ix
/gz/18, /ks/19
Yy
igrhec
/ɣ/
Zz
zed
/z/
✔ Shown in correct order [change]
  1. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  2. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  3. before <e, ĕ, é, ê, i, í, î>
  4. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  5. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  6. before <e, ĕ, é, ê, i, í, î>
  7. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  8. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  9. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  10. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  11. loan words only
  12. loan words only
  13. word finally
  14. between two vowels
  15. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  16. used to indicate stress or for homophone distinction
  17. loan words only
  18. loan words only
  19. loan words only
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