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Ghost Speech
鬼話
[kwigo]
Registered by random guy on 12 January 2022
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersGhost Speech is spoken by a population of around 3,000,000 in Japan.
Species Human/humanoid
About Ghost Speech Their origins are largely obscure. Both their name and the name of their language mean “ghost”, referring to their pale skin. It was a name given to them when they landed in Japan due to their unique appearance. However, through many years of intermarriage with the locals these distinctions have mostly disappeared. Although their origins and reason for migration are mostly unclear, their language comes from Old English. Despite the fact that much change to syntax and vocabulary has occurred in the millennium spent in Japan, it has largely retained a lot of its original Germanic grammatical properties. For example, the case system and the verbal system. According to oral accounts, they arrived around 900 AD, probably by accident on a number of strange ships from the west. However, the reason for their voyage and how they got to Japan have been lost to history. They entered initially through the port of Hiroshima but through persecution and migration have mostly ended up on the island of Shikoku, especially in the rural valleys of the interior.
Sample of Ghost Speech[view] 觸ななまそ近ブルーノヱ、ねー、ねー / 觸ななまそ近ブルーノヱ、但 / よん結婚式咱ん曾あ゙、(結婚式吾ら) / 私準備しゆそ、和以空て終ね一雲曾あ゙ (以空て曾さなめん) / 共笑みぇ以來い゙めとブルーノ斯だ (雷) / やー話かやそ君又我? / 御免なさい、話か今 / 言じぇブルーノ, 「咱え雨づ像けと」(さー言いだ奚) / さわい咱混亂ねれと / お婆る, 傘らん齎か / び中嵐𛀁嫁ふだん / さー樂しかだ、但ふーる / 觸ななまそ近ブルーノヱ、ねー、ねー / 觸ななまそ近ブルーノヱ / / Hey, grew to live in fear of Bruno stuttering or stumbling / ブルーノヱ[view all texts]
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m mʲ n   [ɲ]1   [ŋ]2 [ɴ]3  
Plosive p pʲ b bʲ t d       k kʲ g gʲ    
Fricative [ɸ]4 s z ɕ ʑ ç       h
Affricate   [t͡s]5 t͡ɕ d͡ʑ          
Approximant       j w      
Flap   ɾ ɾʲ            
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /n/
  4. allophone of /h/
  5. allophone of /t/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   ɯ ɯ:
Mid e̞ e̞:   o̞ o̞:
Open   ä ä:  
Polyphthongs e̞i
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ghost Speech. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Ghost SpeechOrthography [edit]
鳥 - pāwa - spar
/p/
牛 - ū - aurochs
/ɯ/
日 - dei - day
/d/, [d͡ʑ]
梣 - eshe - ash
/e̞/
ᚫ᛬
長梣 - rak eshe
/e̞:/
炎 - rei - flame
/ɾ/
炬 - ken - torch
/k/
墓 - gyep - grav
/g/
喜 - win - joy
/w/
富 - hek - wealt
/h/, [ç]
河 - yā - river
/j/
名 - nama - name
/n/, [ɲ], [ŋ], [ɴ]
冰 - īs - ice
/i/
ᛁ᛬
長冰 - rak īs
/i:/
鯨 - jan
/z/, [ʑ]
陽 - shīyu
/s/, [ɕ]
幡 - chī - Chī
/t/, [t͡ɕ]
樺 - byuk - birc
/b/
馬 - eik - horse
/e̞i/
月 - mōna - moon
/m/
柞 - āk - oak
/ä/
ᛚ ᛬
長柞 - āk
/ä:/
木 - ūdu - wood
/ɯ:/
鑛 - ōra - ore
/o̞/
ᛦ᛬
長鑛 - rak ōra
/o̞:/
ᚠᛧ
強鳥 - chak pāwa
/pʲ/
ᚦᛧ
強日 - chak dei
/d͡ʑ/
ᚱᛧ
強炎 - chak rei
/ɾʲ/
ᚳᛧ
強炬 - chak ken
/kʲ/
ᚷᛧ
強墓 - chak gyep
/gʲ/
ᚺᛧ
強富 - chak hek
/ç/
ᚾᛧ
強名 - chak nama
/ɲ/
ᛊᛧ
強鯨 chak jan
/ʑ/
ᛋᛧ
強陽 chak shīyu
/ɕ/
ᛏᛧ
強幡 - chak chī
/t͡ɕ/
ᛒᛧ
強樺 - chak byuk
/bʲ/
ᛗᛧ
強月 - chak mōna
/mʲ/
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