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Second Imperial
Nangi 'isifingi
['naŋi 'ʔisifiŋi]
Registered by yechp on 31 May 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersSecond Imperial is spoken in Second Mouse Empire.
Species Human/humanoid
About Second Imperial Second Imperial (or Imperial) is the language spoken by the second Mouse Empire and, because of that, it has become lingua franca in the Empire territory and beyond, specially between merchants and travelers of mousekind and even other species.

As summary information:
* SVO word order
* Inflection of nouns for case and two genders (Mouse and Rock) and verbs for voice and mood.
*The rest of verbal information is conveyed through particles.
*No adjectives, it uses adjectival nouns that agree in gender.
*Personal pronouns have T-V distinction with two levels of formality.
Sample of Second Imperial[view] Rïbu lalu naningi ini 'u?

Do you want a mouse?
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
Language treeImperial
 ⤷ First Imperial
  ⤷  Second Imperial
[view] About ImperialThis is the family of languages spoken by the Mouse Empire. It includes First Imperial, Second Imperial and Vilarratonian.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n     ŋ  
Plosive p [b]1   t [d]2     k [g]3 ʔ
Fricative   f s       h
Lateral approximant     l        
Approximant       j w    
Flap     ɾ        
Blends je wo ja wa
  1. Between vowels, allophone of /p/
  2. Between vowels, allophone of /t/
  3. Between vowels, allophone of /k/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ ʊ  
Close-mid e1     o2
Open a3      
  1. Can only appear in the diphthong: [je], appearing at word initial as <ye> and between cons. as <ie>
  2. Can only appear in the diphthong: [wo], appearing at word initial as <wo> and between cons. as <uo>
  3. Can appear in the diphtongs /ja/and /wa/ between cons. as <ia> and <ua>
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Second Imperial. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Second ImperialOrthography
'/ʔ/Aa/a/1IA ia/ja/UA ua/wa/Bb[b]2Dd[d]3Ff/f/Gg[g]4Hh/h/Ii/i/
Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/
Ww/w/Yy/j/Ïï/ɪ/Ee/e/5IE ie/je/Üü/ʊ/Oo/o/6UO uo/wo/
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  1. Can appear in the diphtongs /ja/and /wa/ between cons. as <ia> and <ua>
  2. Between vowels
  3. Between vowels
  4. Between vowels
  5. Can only appear in the diphthong: [je], appearing at word initial as <ye> and between cons. as <ie>
  6. Can only appear in the diphthong: [wo], appearing at word initial as <wo> and between cons. as <uo>
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Nouns and Numerals
Nouns
29-Jun-19 22:24
Verbs
Verb
29-Jun-19 22:24
Personal Pronouns, Possesives and Reflexive
Personal Pronouns
11-Jun-19 14:43
Typological information for Second Imperial

Base counting systemOctal (8)
Morphological typologyFusional
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Primary word orderSVO
Script typeAbugida

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