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Gedalvim
gedalvim
[gɛdɒlvim]*
Registered by Benjaminmb on 11 November 2017
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersGedalvim is spoken in Gedalvian Confederacy.
Species Human/humanoid
About Gedalvim Gedalvim is the language spoken in the Gedalvian Confederacy, 13 states with a common language and their own dialect.
Notable features:
Syllable rules that don't always reflect actual syllabification
A lot of vowels
Bizarre consonantal patterns
Odd phonology
Prefixed articles
Somewhat fusional, slightly agglutinative
Adjectival substantives as constructs
Sample of Gedalvim[view] D'ay pølum goblæq tzel v'g'porrha gøc

There is a man with a knife behind the curtain.
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Language family relationships
Language treeIsolates
 ⤷ Isolate languages
  ⤷  Gedalvim
[view] About IsolatesThis is a family for isolate languages.
[view] Beyarhim (Beyarhim)Spoken in Beyarha. Has the longest historical tradition of being a different dialect.
[view] Ely'tim (Ely'tim)Spoken on Ely't, and fairly close to Virr'enim
[view] Masziokim (Masziokim)Spoken on the island of Masziok, and considered a different language to some. The accusative is considered archaic, as is the imperative.
[view] Tirænim (Tirænim)Spoken on Tiræn, fairly similar to Virr'enim
[view] Virr'enim (Virreinim)Spoken in the island of Virr'en, one of the ones most closely related to Standard Gedalvim
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarPharyngealGlottalOther
Nasal m   n       ŋ      
Plosive p b   t d       k g   ʔ  
Fricative   v z       ɣ ħ h  
Affricate     t͡s t͡ʃ            
Lateral approximant     l   ʎ          
Lateral fricative     ɬ              
Approximant     ɹ   j w       ɥ
Trill     r              
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid     o
Mid   ə  
Open-mid ɛ ɜ  
Near-open æ    
Open     ɒ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Gedalvim. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 GedalvimOrthography
'
'h'
/ɜ/
Aa
aha
/ɒ/
Ææ
æhæ
/æ/
Øø
øhø
/ə/
Bb
b'
/b/
Cc
c'
/ɣ/
Dd
d'
/d/
Ee
ehe
/ɛ/
Ff
f'
/ɬ/
Gg
g'
/g/
Hh
h'
/h/
HH hh
hh'
/ħ/
Ii
ihi
/i/
Jj
j'
/j/
Kk
k'
/k/
Ll
l'
/l/
LY ly
ly'
/ʎ/
Mm
m'
/m/
Nn
n'
/n/
Oo
oho
/o/
Pp
p'
/p/
Qq
q'
/ŋ/
Rr
r'
/ɹ/
RR rr
rr'
/r/
Ss
s'
/t͡s/
SZ sz
sz'
/t͡ʃ/
Tt
t'
/t/
Uu
uhu
/u/
Vv
v'
/v/
Ww
w'
/w/
Xx
x'
/ʔ/
Yy
y'
/ɥ/
Zz
z'
/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    Lexember
    How Lexember is for Gedalvim
    17-Dec-17 11:18
    Affixes For Forming Words
    some affixes
    16-Dec-17 11:25
    Dialects
    The dialects and their names
    21-Nov-17 14:50
    Gedalvim Syntax
    Syntax
    14-Nov-17 11:58
    Typological information for Gedalvim

    Noun head-directionalityHead initial
    Noun-adjective orderEither
    NasalsNasal stops only
    Script typeAbugida

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