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Language Of Flowers [ILANI]
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Language Of Flowers
Voe Ilani
[voe ilani]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 12 May 2021
Language type Mixed
Species Human/humanoid
About Language Of Flowers Voe Ilani is the latest form that a nebulous, long-standing idea of mine has taken. It endeavours to keep its core vocabulary as small as possible (much in the same vein as Toki Pona), however, the grammar is free to allow for more "complexity" (I don't like to use that word, but it is in contrast to the simplicity of Toki Pona). This is because Voe Ilani is not aiming for simplicity.

The goal of Voe Ilani is less clear cut, however, the need for a small vocabulary was of paramount important as I want the language's vocab to be quick to learn and not require hours and hours on a memrise course. The true star of the language is in its 3 (yes, that's right three) verbs and the austronesian alignment.
Sample of Language Of Flowers[view] kaitala velelu ti kumalava ka'ua / uilu pimu veleke ka li velelu pimuha vaha

The hunters came at dawn / When the people had no food, the hunters would leave to bring food to the people.
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Nasal m   n    
Plosive p   t k ʔ
Fricative     s   h
Lateral approximant     l    
Approximant   ʋ      
Close i     u
Near-close   [ɪ]1    
Close-mid e     o
Open-mid [ɛ]2      
Near-open     [ɐ]3  
Open a      
Polyphthongs au ai
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /e/
  3. allophone of /a/
Below is the orthography for Language Of Flowers. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Language Of FlowersOrthography [edit]
'/ʔ/Aa/a/AI ai/ai/AU au/au/Ee/e/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
    Typological information for Language Of Flowers

    Adjective agreementNone
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentAustronesian alignment
    Noun-adjective orderNoun first
    Negation markingAffix

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