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Khoodan
Khōtan
[xo:ʔn̪]
Registered by Backyard Faerie on 31 May 2019
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersKhoodan is spoken by a population of 27,356,893 in Xōna.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Khoodan[view] Tā ī ai kur cun. Oko ī ai ta cun.

I curse you forever in name. I bless you forever in death.
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Sound samples in Khoodan
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Tā ī ai kur cun. Oko ī ai ta cun.
I curse you forever in name. I bless you forever in death.
Cala u cusuo ī
I know I shouldn't love you
Lakh oj! Apāmjin
Finally! Obamium
Asfā Iklaš Asfā Khōtan
I spoke Enɡlish I spoke /Conlang/
Ara ikh makh.
I walk in your direction.
Cūk ucokh! Cuosjuc uco sa a!
Don't play with food! When I was your age, we didn't have food!
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal [m]1   n̪ n̪:         [ɲ]2   [ŋ]3      
Plosive p pʲ [b]4   [d̪]5             k kʼ6 kʲ [g]7   ʔ  
Fricative   f fʲ [v]8 [θ̠]9 s s: [z]10 ʃ ʃ:11 [ʒ]12 [ʂ]13 [ʐ]14 [ɕ]15 [ʑ]16 [ç]17   x [ɣ]18 [χ]19 [h]20  
Affricate       t͡s [d͡z]21 t͡ʃ22 [d͡ʒ]23               t͡ɬ [d͡ɮ]24
Lateral approximant       [l̪]25                 ɫ26
Lateral fricative       ɬ [ɮ]27                  
Approximant       [ɹ̠]28       j w29        
Trill       r             [ʀ]30    
Flap       [ɾ]31                  
Blends ʔn̪ ʃf [ks]32 ʃk ʃt̪ ɮʃ33 [kw]34 ŋx mp
35 kt̪ sʌ̃: sʌ̃
  1. allophone of /m̥/
  2. /ŋ/ before /e/, /ɛ/ or /a/, allophone of /ŋ/
  3. /n̪/ before velars, allophone of /n̪/
  4. allophone of /p/
  5. allophone of /t̪/
  6. All stops become ejective if doubled
  7. allophone of /k/
  8. allophone of /f/
  9. allophone of /r/
  10. allophone of /s/
  11. /tʃs/>/tʃ:/>/ʃ:/
  12. allophone of /ʃ/
  13. allophone of /ʃ/
  14. allophone of /ʒ/
  15. allophone of /ʃ/
  16. allophone of /ʒ/
  17. allophone of /ʀ/
  18. /g/ before /ɮ/, allophone of /x/
  19. allophone of /ʀ/
  20. allophone of /x/
  21. allophone of /t͡s/
  22. Becomes /ʃ/ before stops. Intervocalic /t̪/ becomes /t͡ʃ/
  23. allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  24. allophone of /t͡ɬ/
  25. allophone of /ɬ/
  26. From /l̪ʲ/
  27. allophone of /ɬ/
  28. Initiates r colouring on vowels preceding it, allophone of /r/
  29. Allophone of /u/
  30. allophone of /x/
  31. When [R] is not initial or final, allophone of /r/
  32. allophone of /kt̪/
  33. /s/>/ʃ/ after /ɮ/
  34. allophone of /t͡ʃ/
  35. /k/ becomes /x/ before /ɮ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i i:   [ʉ]1 [ɯ]2 u u:
Near-close   [ɪ]3 [ʏ]4    
Close-mid [e]5   [ɘ]6 [ɵ]7 o o:
Mid     ə8  
Open-mid [ɛ]9   [ɜ]10 [ʌ]11 [ʌ:]12 [ʌ̃]13
Near-open     [ɐ]14  
Open a a:     [ɑ]15 [ɑ:]16
Polyphthongs ɛi17 itʃi itʃa atʃa atʃi utʃu utʃo otʃu otʃo
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /u/
  3. allophone of /i/
  4. allophone of /u/
  5. allophone of /i/
  6. allophone of /i/
  7. allophone of /o/
  8. Unstressed vowels
  9. allophone of /i/
  10. allophone of /i/
  11. allophone of /a/
  12. allophone of /a:/
  13. After /s/ and /ʃ/, allophone of /o/
  14. allophone of /ʌ/
  15. allophone of /a/
  16. allophone of /a:/
  17. When in final position
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Khoodan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KhoodanOrthography
Aa/a/Ññ/ŋ/Cc/t͡ʃ/1Ff/f/FJ fj/fʲ/Ii/i/Jj/j/Kk/k/KH kh/x/KJ kj/kʲ/Ll/ɬ/
LJ lj/ɫ/2Mm/m̥/Nn/n̪/Oo/o/Pp/p/PJ pj/pʲ/Rr/r/Ss/s/SO so/sʌ̃/Tt/t̪/TJ tj/t͡ʃ/3
TL tl/t͡ɬ/Uu/u/Ww/w/4Zz/t͡s/ZJ zj/t͡s/5Ōō/o:/Šš/ʃ/Ūū/u:/Āā/a:/Īī/i:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. Becomes /ʃ/ before stops. Intervocalic /t̪/ becomes /t͡ʃ/
  2. From /l̪ʲ/
  3. Allograph of <c>, originally /t̪ʲ/
  4. Allophone of /u/
  5. <z> allograph, originally /t͡sʲ/
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Typology Information
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31-Aug-19 14:14
Typological information for Khoodan

Base counting systemDecimal (10)
Coding of evidentialityAffix or clitic
Evidentiality distinctionsReportative (quotative etc)
Morphological typologyAgglutinative
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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