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Duck [DUK]
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New 262 words Duck
nilio
[ŋiʟiʌ]*
Registered by Benjaminmb on 11 April 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Duck Duck is a language spoken by domestic ducks, and also humans.
Some Notable Features
Simple grammar
Adjectival connector that comes between a noun and an adjective
Heavy use of phrases
Nouns sometimes differ between DUCK and NDUCK
Many particles
Find Samples of Duck in Translations & in Phrasebook
Updates
April 14- Began Phrasebook
Statistics
just the plain letter i can form adjectives, form past tense, or mean at/in/on
Glossing conventions
DUCK- for a duck
NDUCK- not for a duck
Words separated by hyphens mean they are a noun that is a phrase
Words separated by underscore mean multiple English words correspond to a Duck word.
Augmentatives are not glossed with hyphens.
Sample of Duck[view] O byaace bieqa ji ljaan nio

That meat loaf was so good.
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Latest vocabulary
nioadvvery
byaace bieqanmeatloaf
bieqanmeat
Phonology
ConsonantsRetroflexPalatalVelarUvularEpiglottalGlottal
Nasal   ɲ ŋ [ɴ]1    
Plosive   c k q ʡ ʔ ʔ̪͆2
Lateral approximant     ʟ      
Approximant   j [ɰ]3      
Click ‼ ᶯ‼ ǂ ᶮǂ        
  1. In free allophony, allophone of /ŋ/
  2. A bill-gnashing sound
  3. allophone of /j/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i   [ɨ]1  
Near-close   [ɪ]2    
Mid [e̞]3      
Open-mid ɛ   [ɜ]4 ʌ
Near-open æ      
Open       [ɑ]5
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /i/
  3. allophone of /ɛ/
  4. allophone of /ɛ/
  5. allophone of /ʌ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Duck. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 DuckOrthography
Aa/æ/Bb/ᶯ‼/Cc/c/Ee/ɛ/Ff/ǂ/Hh/ʡ/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/
Ll/ʟ/Mm/ɲ/Nn/ŋ/Oo/ʌ/Pp/‼/Qq/q/Tt/ʔ̪͆/1Vv/ᶮǂ/Yy/ʔ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. A bill-gnashing sound
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Duck Names
A transliterated and etymologized list of common names
16-Apr-17 10:28
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