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Leki
Leki
[ˈleki]
Registered by mike on 23 June 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Leki Leki is intended to be a relatively simple language.
Sample of Leki[view] Ha! H' uda 'r yujis!

No! I don't want that!
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Latest vocabulary
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Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m           [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b           k g  
Fricative   f   s ʃ     x h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j w    
Flap       ɾ          
  1. before /g/ or /k/, allophone of /n̪/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i     u
Near-close   [ɪ]1 [ʊ]2  
Close-mid e     [o]3
Open-mid [ɛ]4     ɔ
Open a      
Polyphthongs ɔʊ ɛʊ ɔɪ ɛɪ
  1. after /a/, /e/ or /o/, allophone of /j/
  2. after /a/, /e/ or /o/, allophone of /w/
  3. at the end of words, allophone of /ɔ/
  4. in closed syllables, allophone of /e/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Leki. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 LekiOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/t͡s/Dd/d̪/Ee/e/, [ɛ]1Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/, [ɪ]2Jj/t͡ʃ/Kk/k/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n̪/, [ŋ]3Oo/ɔ/, [o]4Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/ʃ/Tt/t̪/Uu/u/, [ʊ]5Ww/w/Xx/x/Yy/j/Zz/s/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. in closed syllables
  2. after /a/, /e/ or /o/
  3. before /g/ or /k/
  4. at the end of words
  5. after /a/, /e/ or /o/
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Word derivation in Leki 14-May-17 10:58
Voices in Leki 08-Apr-17 08:39
Roots and words in Leki 24-Jan-17 19:51
Typological information for Leki

GendersNone
Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit-S
Verb agreementAll three (subject + objects)

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