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lingua pieveiana
[ʎiŋgwä pje̞ve̞jän̪ä]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 16 January 2016
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Pieveian I'd like to think every conlanger goes through their romlang phase.

Pieveian is a Romance language most likely spoken in northern Italy. Despite its classification as an Italo-Dalmatian language, it shares enough characteristics with Gallo-Romance and Eastern Romance for this classification to be somewhat inaccurate. (Translation: I wasn't sure what to classify Pieveian as.)

Some recognizable characteristics of Pieveian:
• It's a romlang
• Palatalization of /t/, /d/, /s/, /z/, /n/, and /l/ before front vowels; not just /k/ and /g/
• <y> /ju/
• Imperative replaced by the subjunctive
Sample of Pieveian[view] Terremot in Papua Nuava Guinea ccidi 15 (ccintci) persuanne e 10 (diaci) lingge!

Earthquake in Papua New Guinea kills 15 people and 10 languages!
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Sound samples in Pieveian
Some sound samples of Pieveian. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Il aggrediava totí in la vita cu n'ynga di geni extraordinari e incumpetentia ingenua, e siasi ...
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was...
Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
 ⤷ Italic
  ⤷ Latino-Faliscan
   ⤷ Latin
    ⤷ Vulgar Latin
     ⤷ Western Romance
      ⤷ Italo-Dalmatian
       ⤷  Pieveian
Nasal m       ɲ [ŋ]1
Plosive p b         k g
Fricative   f v   s z ʃ ʒ    
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ    
Lateral approximant       l   ʎ  
Approximant           [j]2  
Trill       r      
Blends ju
  1. before velar, allophone of /n̪/
  2. allophone of /i/
Close i   u
Open   ä  
Below is the orthography for Pieveian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 PieveianOrthography [edit]
Aa/ä/Bb/b/Cc/t͡ʃ/, /k/Dd/d͡z/, /d̪/Ee/e̞/Ff/f/Gg/d͡ʒ/, /g/Ii/i/, [j]Ll/ʎ/, /l/Mm/m/Nn/n̪/, /ɲ/, [ŋ]1
Oo/o̞/Pp/p/Qq/k/Rr/r/Ss/ʃ/, /s/Tt/t̪/, /t͡s/Uu/u/Vv/v/Xx/ʃ/, /s/Yy/ju/Zz/z/, /ʒ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. before velar
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
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Typological information for Pieveian

Number of nominal casesOne case
Marked person (verb)1st/2nd/3rd persons

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