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Koyal
kiel kojal
[ki:ɛl ko:jal]*
Registered by eirik on 8 February 2014
Language type Mixed
Species Human/humanoid
About Koyal Koyal's alignment system is inspired by austronesian and active/stative systems. It's inflection is isolating/concatenative, relying to a large degree on clitic particles that generally are monoexponential.

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Sample of Koyal[view] Iskal sama ta seren kanta? Utu ninni zara la vai.

Can you hear the stars singing? It is the oldest lullaby.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
Velar
Nasal m [ɱ]1   n   [ɲ]2   [ŋ]3
Plosive p b     t d       k g
Fricative   f [ð]4 s ʃ [ç]5   x [ɣ]6
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ      
Lateral approximant       l        
Approximant   ʋ       j [w]7  
Flap       ɾ        
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /n/
  4. allophone of /d/
  5. allophone of /x/
  6. allophone of /g/
  7. allophone of /b/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close [i:]     [u:]
Near-close   ɪ ʊ  
Close-mid [e:]     [o:]
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Open a     [ɑ:]
Polyphthongs aj aw ɛj ɔj
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Koyal. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KoyalOrthography
Aa/a/, [ɑ:]Bb/b/, [w]Cc/t͡s/Dd/d/, [ð]Ee/ɛ/, [e:]Ff/f/Gg/g/, [ɣ]Hh/x/, [ç]Ii/ɪ/, [i:]Jj/j/Kk/k/Ll/l/
Mm/m/, [ɱ]Nn/n/, [ŋ], [ɲ]Oo/ɔ/, [o:]Pp/p/Qq/t͡ʃ/Rr/ɾ/Ss/ʃ/Tt/t/Uu/ʊ/, [u:]Vv/ʋ/Zz/s/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Koyal

    Pronoun-noun possessionAffix/Clitic
    Marked tense (verb)No marked tense
    Primary word orderTopic-Comment
    Verb head-directionalityHead initial
    Morphosyntactic alignmentAustronesian alignment

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