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Iaskyon
Iaskyon
[ˈjaskjɔn]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 6 May 2016
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Iaskyon Iaskyon (IPA: /ˈjas.kjɔn/) is an Yosic language native to an island nation Iaskáca. It is notable for its handling of ergativity, heavy verb conjugation, as well as synthetic noun compounding. Iaskyon can be written in two left-to-right scripts called Iaswü (IPA: /ˈjas.βy/, literally Ias writing) and Xogwü (IPA: /ˈɣɔg.βy/, literally rock writing).
Sample of Iaskyon[view] Twes gwékauxon wi yosḿ?

What the fuck did I do?
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Sound samples in Iaskyon
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Twes gwékauxon wi yosḿ?
What the fuck did I do?
Joniyw: Hae. Waŋàdopþákei: Kwowem jámyop? Joniyw: E, su þaç bouwaŋàtöe hájit? Waŋàdopþákei: O, ha...
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Nixonwaueu háhàge, Konwökşop e!
Happy Birthday, ConWorkShop!
To xyenüm, Jim e.
He's dead, Jim.
Öláonlöüyeu himcibendon la.
Every example has two explanations.
Àşeu eklà döümezö, wu náwxusḿ.
If it weren't so cold today, I'd go for a swim.
Language family relationships
Language treeYosic
 ⤷ Proto-Yosic
  ⤷ South Yosic
   ⤷ Yas
    ⤷ Old Iaskyon
     ⤷ Middle Iaskyon
      ⤷  Iaskyon
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPalatalVelarGlottalOther
Nasal m m̩   n   ŋ    
Plosive p b   t d   k g [ʔ]1  
Fricative ɸ β   s z [ç]2 [ʝ]3 x ɣ    
Affricate   t̪͡θ t͡s d͡z       t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant     l l̩        
Lateral fricative     ɬ        
Approximant       j     [ɥ]4
  1. allophone of /ɣ/
  2. allophone of /x/
  3. allophone of /ɣ/
  4. allophone of /y/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i: y y:   u u:
Close-mid e: ø: ɘ: o:
Open-mid ɛ œ ɜ ɔ
Open   ä ä:  
Polyphthongs iu ɛu äu ɜu ui ei ɔi œy
ɜi yi äi ou
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Iaskyon. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 IaskyonOrthography
Àà
â
/ɜ/
Aa
á
/ä/
Bb
be
/b/
Çç
çe
/t͡ɬ/
Cc
ce
/t͡s/
Dd
de
/d/
Ee
é
/ɛ/
Ff
fe
/ɸ/
Gg
ge
/g/
Hh
he
/x/
Ii
í
/i/
Jj
je
/d͡z/
Kk
ke
/k/
Ll
le
/l/
Mm
me
/m/
Nn
ne
/n/
Oo
ó
/ɔ/
Öö
ő
/œ/
Pp
pe
/p/
Ss
se
/s/
Şş
şe
/ɬ/
Tt
te
/t/
Uu
ú
/u/
Üü
ű
/y/
Ww
we
/β/
Xx
xe
/ɣ/
Yy
ye
/j/
Zz
ze
/z/
Þþ
þe
/t̪͡θ/
Ŋŋ
ŋe
/ŋ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Iaskyon

    Noun numbersSingular/Dual/Plural
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentErgative/Absolutive
    Number of nominal casesSeven cases
    Primary word orderSOV

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