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Guliad
Gulyadwa
[gʉljädʷä]
Registered by Isfendil on 26 March 2017
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Guliad Giliyad is spoken by a foreboding culture of (mostly human) interplanar invaders who enslave strange alien beasts and constantly work at forging new and ever deadlier weapons in order to wage bloody wars of exploitation, assimilation, and extermination on anything and anyone that happens to get in their way.
Sample of Guliad[view] Um zyakalu g'aż wah unks yur gr'aol . . . u yur bao, u yur vuyx.

I don't need nothing but this axe . . . and this gun . . . and this hat.
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Latest vocabulary
ulafftool
gr'aolnaxe
gr'aovcut
Language family relationships
Language treeGulim
 ⤷  Guliad
[view] About GulimGulyadwa is the sole member of this family, an isolate (likely strangled its siblings before its people decided to take their war-gy off-world). Mayhaps it will spawn children, but for now? Barren is the tree.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularPharyngeal
Nasal m mʷ mˤ mʲ [m̩]1 mʶ     n nʷ nˤ nʲ [n̩]2 nʶ       [ŋ]3 [ɴ]4  
Plosive b bʷ bˤ bʲ bʶ     d dʷ dˤ dʲ dʶ       k kʷ kʲ g gʷ gˤ gʲ q qʷ ɢ ɢʷ  
Fricative   v vʷ vˤ vʲ vʶ ð ðʷ ðˤ ðʲ ðʶ [z]5         [ʁ]6 ħ ħʷ ʕ ʕʷ
Affricate       d͡z d͡zʷ d͡zˤ d͡zʲ d͡zʶ d͡ʒ d͡ʒʷ d͡ʒˤ d͡ʒʲ d͡ʒʶ          
Lateral approximant       l lˤ            
Approximant       ɹ ɹʷ ɹˤ ɹʲ ɹʶ   j jˤ w wˤ      
Blends ks kt
  1. allophone of /mʷ/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /n/
  4. allophone of /n/
  5. allophone of /d͡z/
  6. allophone of /ɢ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close [y]1 ʉ [u]2
Open [a]3 ä [ɑ]4
Polyphthongs ai ɑu
  1. allophone of /ʉ/
  2. allophone of /ʉ/
  3. allophone of /ä/
  4. allophone of /ä/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Guliad. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 GuliadOrthography
'W 'w/ʕʷ/'/ʕ/Aa/ä/AE ae/ai/AO ao/ɑu/Bb/b/B' b'/bˤ/BC bc/bʶ/BW bw/bʷ/BY by/bʲ/Cc/ɢ/
CW cw/ɢʷ/Dd/d/D' d'/dˤ/DC dc/dʶ/DW dw/dʷ/DY dy/dʲ/Gg/g/G' g'/gˤ/GW gw/gʷ/GY gy/gʲ/Hh/ħ/
HW hw/ħʷ/Jj/d͡ʒ/J' j'/d͡ʒˤ/JC jc/d͡ʒʶ/JW jw/d͡ʒʷ/JY jy/d͡ʒʲ/Kk/k/KS ks/ks/KT kt/kt/KW kw/kʷ/KY ky/kʲ/
Ll/l/L' l'/lˤ/Mm/m/M' m'/mˤ/MC mc/mʶ/MW mw/mʷ/MY my/mʲ/Nn/n/N' n'/nˤ/NC nc/nʶ/NW nw/nʷ/
NY ny/nʲ/Qq/q/QW qw/qʷ/Rr/ɹ/R' r'/ɹˤ/RC rc/ɹʶ/RW rw/ɹʷ/RY ry/ɹʲ/Uu/ʉ/Vv/v/V' v'/vˤ/
VC vc/vʶ/VW vw/vʷ/VY vy/vʲ/Ww/w/W' w'/wˤ/Xx/kʃ/Yy/j/Y' y'/jˤ/Zz/d͡z/Z' z'/d͡zˤ/ZC zc/d͡zʶ/
ZW zw/d͡zʷ/ZY zy/d͡zʲ/Żż/ð/ŻC żc/ðʶ/ŻW żw/ðʷ/ŻY ży/ðʲ/
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