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Gicu [GIC]
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Typology Progressing 7 words Gicu
gicu
[gicu]
Registered by janPikane on 17 June 2017
Language type Engineered Language (Englang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Gicu Gicu is a minilang designed to have 64 words, no exceptions. The premise revolves around the 4 nucleotides of DNA which come in triplets. The first nucleotide represents the place of articulation of the consonant, the second represents the manner of articulation of the consonant, and the third shows the vowel. This means every word is one CV syllable that is written with 3 letters.
Sample of Gicu[view] ta negicu pe gi

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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelar
Nasal m   n   ɲ ŋ
Plosive p b   t d   c ɟ k g
Fricative   f s [ʃ]1 [ʒ]2 ç x
Affricate       [t͡ʃ]3 [d͡ʒ]4    
  1. allophone of /ç/
  2. allophone of /ç/
  3. allophone of /c/
  4. allophone of /ɟ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   [o]1
Open-mid [ɛ]2    
Open [a]3 [ä]4 ɑ
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /e/
  3. allophone of /ɑ/
  4. allophone of /ɑ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Gicu. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 GicuOrthography
Aa
a
/ɑ/
Bb
be
/b/
Dd
de
/d/
DJ dj
dje
/ɟ/
Ee
e
/e/
Ff
fe
/f/
Gg
ge
/g/
Ii
i
/i/
Kk
ke
/k/
Mm
me
/m/
Nn
ne
/n/
NG ng
nge
/ŋ/
NJ nj
nj
/ɲ/
Pp
pe
/p/
Ss
se
/s/
SJ sj
sj
/ç/
Tt
te
/t/
TJ tj
tje
/c/
Uu
u
/u/
Xx
xe
/x/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Gicu

    Adposition head-directionalityHead initial
    Adjective agreementNone
    AlienabilityNo alienability
    Animacy distinctionsNone
    Coarticulation / Consonant seriesNone

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