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Late British
Brythoneg
[brɨθonˑɛːɣ]
Registered by ABlast on 23 August 2017
+ shared with: Slaine
Language type Other
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Late British[view] "Ymm nrug?" / "Gwayth. Ydd doyth."

"Am I evil?" / "Worse. You're smart."
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Late British
Some sound samples of Late British. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
A nu ddiwēddyd hi gwuydd.
And now his watch is ended.
Language family relationships
Language treeProto-Celtic
 ⤷ Proto-Celtic
  ⤷  Late British
 
[view] Cumrogeg (Armorican)Spoken by the South Britons, in Dumnonia and Armorica. Survives as Cornish and Breton.
[view] Coproiei (East)Spoken by the East Britons. They were Gallo-Belgians in culture, who mostly spoke Latin anyway, due to the extreme levels of Romanisation. The dialect shared almost all of its sound changes with Gaulish. The largest difference is spirantisation intervocalically, rather than lenition. West cad vs East cath, and West cath vs East cath.
[view] Cumbrogeg (North)Spoken by the Britons of the Old North. The most conservative British dialect barring Pictish, it also innovated in several ways. It influenced Cumbric but that remains a largely West-Dialect language. Influence includes the -mb-, found in Cumbrogeg as cümber.
[view] Prydynyg (Pictish)Spoken by the Picts, who lived north of the Firth of Forth. A dialect of British, it was by far the most conservative, and just like its sisters was superceded by an invading language, Irish.
[view] Cumrogeg (West)Spoken by the West Britons. Survives as Welsh and Cumbric.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m [m̥ʰ]1     n [n̥ʰ]2     ŋ [ŋ̥ʰ]3  
Plosive p b     t d     k g gʷ  
Fricative β β̃ f θ ð s     x ɣ h
Lateral approximant       l [l̥ʰ]4        
Approximant         [j]5 w    
Trill       r [r̥ʰ]6        
  1. allophone of /m/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /ŋ/
  4. allophone of /l/
  5. allophone of /i/
  6. allophone of /r/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i y ɨ ʉ u
Close-mid e ø [ɵ]1 o
Mid [ə]2  
Open-mid ɛ   ɔ
Open a    
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /ɨ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Late British. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Late BritishOrthography
Aa/a/Öö/ø/Üü/y/Bb/b/Cc/k/CH ch/x/Dd/d/DD dd/ð/Ee/ɛ/, /e/Ff/β/FF ff/f/
F̃ f̃/β̃/Gg/ɣ/, /g/GW gw/gʷ/Hh/h/Ii/i/, [j]Ll/l/Mm/m/, [m̥ʰ]Nn/n/, [n̥ʰ]NG ng/ŋ/, [ŋ̥ʰ]Oo/o/Pp/p/
Rr/r/, [r̥ʰ]Ss/s/Tt/t/TH th/θ/Uu/u/, [ɵ]Ww/w/Yy/ɨ/, [ə]Ōō/ɔ/Ūū/ʉ/Ēē/e̞/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Late British

    NasalsNasal stops only
    Negation markingAffix
    ToneNo phonemic tone
    Primary writing systemBasic Latin
    Script typeAlphabet

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