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Phichene [FIH]
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Phichene
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[fiˈxɛa̯ʃas]
Registered by Ashucky on 19 June 2016
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Phichene Phichene is an Indo-European language, derived from Proto-Italic. Old Phichene would be a sister language to Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and other old Italic languages. A distinct feature of Phichene is the difference between the spelling and the pronunciation - the spelling is very etymological while the pronunciation underwent a series of radical sound changes. Phichene preserves the three-way gender distinction in nouns, as well as five cases. Verbs have collapsed into three main classes and are inflected for number, person, tense and mood.
Sample of Phichene[view] Vapéms vachthom vhothi techam ticithonth?

Do we have eight or ten fingers?
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Sound samples in Phichene
Some sound samples of Phichene. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Pidh ni saphihis, puth iemó molpas nieths, vantim si isiam lómin ietian chlopihith?
Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?
Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
 ⤷ Italic
  ⤷  Phichene
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m   n   ɲ    
Plosive p b   t d     k g  
Fricative   f v s ʃ ʒ   x h
Affricate       t͡ʃ      
Lateral approximant     l        
Trill     r        
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open a  
Polyphthongs ʊɔ ɔu ɔa ɛa ɯi
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Phichene. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 PhicheneOrthography
Aa/a/Áá/ɔa/Éé/ɛa/Íí/ɯi/Óó/ɔu/Úú/ʊɔ/Bb/b/Cc/k/CH ch/x/
Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/
Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/v/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Phichene Adjectives
    Overview of Phichene adjectives.
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