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Kayelkian [KAE]
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Kayelkian
ru‘jika
[ruʔ.ji.ga]
Registered by gamesaucer on 29 February 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Kayelkian Kayelkian is a language that belongs to a clan-based warrior culture.
Some notable features are:
  • SOV word order
  • No indirect objects
  • Interfixed adpositions
Sample of Kayelkian[view] zal ru‘jika rušyväku.

I speak English
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Kayelkian
Some sound samples of Kayelkian. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
zal ru‘jika rušyväku.
I speak English
Language family relationships
Language treeAidic
 ⤷ Traditional Aido
  ⤷ Aido-Persean
   ⤷ Early Persean
    ⤷ Late Persean
     ⤷ Perso-Kayelkian
      ⤷ Proto-Kayelkian
       ⤷ Traditional Kayelkian
        ⤷  Kayelkian
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m1   n     ŋ2    
Plosive b   d     g   ʔ
Fricative β β̞ θ z ʃ   ɣ   h
Lateral approximant     [l]3          
Approximant     ɹ   j ɰ    
Trill     r       [ʀ]4 ʀ̝̥ [ʀ̙̥]5  
  1. Turns into /n/ word-finally
  2. Turns into /n/ word-finally
  3. Used in some dialects instead of /ɹ/
  4. Used in some dialects instead of /r/
  5. Used in some dialects instead of /ʀ̝̥/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: y y: u u:
Mid e̞ e̞: o̞ o̞:
Open a a: ɑ ɑ:
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kayelkian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KayelkianOrthography
Aa/a/Áá/a:/Ää/ɑ/Éé/e̞:/Íí/i:/Óó/o̞:/Úú/u:/Ýý/y:/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/e̞/
Ff/θ/Gg/ʀ̝̥/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/g/Ll/ɹ/Mm/m/1Nn/n/Oo/o̞/Qq/ɰ/Rr/r/
Uu/u/Vv/β/Ww/β̞/Xx/ɣ/Yy/y/Zz/z/Ňň/ŋ/2Šš/ʃ/Āā/ɑ:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. Turns into /n/ word-finally
  2. Turns into /n/ word-finally
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Lessons (1)
1Lesson 1 - Pronunciation
Typological information for Kayelkian

Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future
Definite articleDistinct article
Indefinite articleDistinct article
Noun numbersSingular/Paucal/Plural
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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