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Folgya
Fôlgya
[foldʒa]
Registered by CLynch2113 on 28 January 2017
Language type Creole
Species Human/humanoid
About Folgya I love Faroese, and I love the simplicity of Irish grammar and the Welsh use of particles, so this language is a creole-ish mix of all of those
Sample of Folgya[view] Havi Fôlgya eg

I speak English
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal [m̥]1 m     n nʲ [n̥]2         ŋ  
Plosive p b [b̥]3     t ʰt d [d̥]4         k g [g̥]5  
Fricative ɸ f v θ s ʃ ʒ [ʂ]6 [ʐ]7 ç   x ɣ h
Affricate         t͡ʃ d͡ʒ          
Lateral approximant       l            
Approximant   ʋ   ɹ     j w    
Blends dl dn tn̥ tl̥
  1. Before an unvoiced consonant, allophone of /m/
  2. Before an unvoiced consonant, allophone of /n/
  3. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant, allophone of /b/
  4. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant, allophone of /d/
  5. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant, allophone of /g/
  6. In a consonant cluster, before a voiceless consonant, allophone of /ɹ/
  7. In a consonant cluster, before a voiced consonant, allophone of /ɹ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i       u
Near-close   ɪ   ʊ  
Close-mid e ø       o
Mid     [ə]    
Open-mid ɛ       ʌ
Near-open [æ]1        
Open a       ɒ
Polyphthongs au əi əu ai ɛi
  1. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Folgya. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 FolgyaOrthography
Aa
a
/a/, [æ], [ə]
Ââ
â lângi
/ɒ/
Ææ
æsh
/e/
Îî
î lângi
/i/
Ôô
ô lângi
/o/
Øø
ø
/ø/
Ûû
û lângi
/u/
Bb
/b/, [b̥]1
Cc
/k/
CH ch
braidh cæ
/x/, /ç/
Dd
/d/, [d̥]2
DH dh
braidh dæ
/ɣ/, /j/, /ʋ/
Ee
e
/ɛ/
Ff
ef
/f/
Gg
eg
/g/, [g̥]3
GH gh
braidh eg
/j/, /ɣ/, /w/
Hh
hacy
/h/
Ii
i
/ɪ/
Ll
el
/l/
Mm
em
/m/, [m̥]4
Nn
en
/n/, [n̥]5
NG ng
eng
/ŋ/
Oo
o
/ʌ/
Pp
/p/
PH ph
braidh pæ
/f/
Rr
er
/ɹ/, [ʂ]6, [ʐ]7
RH rh
braidh er
/ʒ/
Ss
es
/s/
SH sh
braidh es
/ʃ/
Tt
/t/
TH th
braidh tæ
/θ/
Uu
u
/ʊ/
Vv
/v/
Ww
twivæ
/w/
Yy
yôgh
/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant
  2. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant
  3. Finally, or before an unvoiced consonant
  4. Before an unvoiced consonant
  5. Before an unvoiced consonant
  6. In a consonant cluster, before a voiceless consonant
  7. In a consonant cluster, before a voiced consonant
Typological information for Folgya

Script typeAlphabet
Adjective agreementNumber and class
Double negativesAmplify negative
Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future
GendersMasculine/Feminine/Neuter

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