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Kavinian
Letshekaniyh
[lɛtɕɛkanijh]*
Registered by Hypolios on 29 June 2015
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersKavinian is spoken in Kavina.
Species Human/humanoid
About Kavinian Kavinian is a agglutinative language spoken by 8 million people in Kavina and in small groups in neighbouring countries.
Sample of Kavinian[view] Vau hastillen, vauda.

We are different, We are one.
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Latest vocabulary
ikernuvlike
gemattuvleave
hārruvlaugh
Language family relationships
Language treeKavi-Montic
 ⤷ Kameagan
  ⤷ Middle Kameagan
   ⤷ Kalian
    ⤷ Northern Kalian
     ⤷  Kavinian
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n       ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d       k g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ɕ     x h
Affricate         t͡ɕ d͡ʑ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Lateral fricative       [ɬ]1          
Approximant           j w    
Flap       ɾ          
  1. when 'l' is double and is not followed by a vowel, allophone of /l/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i i:   u u:
Near-close   ɪ  
Close-mid     o o:
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:    
Open a a:    
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kavinian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KavinianOrthography
Aa/a/Āā/a:/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/Ðð/ð/Ee/ɛ/Ēē/ɛ:/Ff/f/
Gg/g/, /x/1Hh/h/Ii/i/Īī/i:/Jj/d͡ʑ/Kk/k/, /x/2Ll/l/, [ɬ]3Mm/m/MH mh/m̥/
Nn/n/Ŋŋ/ŋ/Oo/o/Ōō/o:/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/SH sh/ɕ/Tt/t/
Þþ/θ/Uu/u/Ūū/u:/Vv/v/Ww/w/Xx/x/Yy/j/Ýý/ɪ/Zz/z/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. when preceding 't'
  2. when preceding 't'
  3. when 'l' is double and is not followed by a vowel
Typological information for Kavinian

Noun-adjective orderAdjective first
Polar question markingQuestion particle
Primary word orderSOV
Syllable structureSimple (CV)
Script typeSyllabary

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