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Likisani [LKI]
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Likisani
Likisanê
[likisane]*
Registered by august on 27 November 2015
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Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersLikisani is spoken by a population of around 1,200,000 in Likisan.
Species Human/humanoid
About Likisani The most widely spoken Likaic language
Sample of Likisani[view] Kera mekimna mémi kairij padzuju parlila dasadzi.

The king's daughter sees the rocky mountain through the trees.
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Latest vocabulary
oésyipnwood
gorozakhasivacknowledge
Sound samples in Likisani
Some sound samples of Likisani. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Sayi jalau méktaruzy mempar. Damoki rigyorait. Dabiduk ribidukit. Ci dakhyijalau ngatin, dakhyiberei...
It's a beautiful day outside. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming. On days like these, kids like...
Atkedzonaiuta, jeÂlemanyé, ngam daorangiarsyil... Risembréda, oheput zero.
Germany, you received, from the public votes... I'm sorry, zero points.
Language family relationships
Language treeLikaic
 ⤷ Proto-Likaic
  ⤷ Likasanic
   ⤷  Likisani
[view] About LikaicThe Likaic languages are spoken throughout the Likisani Islands.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
Alveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal m   n     ɲ   ŋ      
Plosive p b   t d     c ɟ   k g   [ʔ]1  
Fricative   (f) (v) s z [ʃ]2 [ʒ]3   ç ʝ   x χ h  
Affricate     t͡s4 d͡z5   t͡ɕ d͡ʑ c͡ç ɟʝ          
Lateral approximant     l     ʎ          
Approximant           j w       ɥ
Trill     r                
Blends ŋ͡g
  1. allophone of /h/
  2. allophone of /ç/
  3. allophone of /ʝ/
  4. marginal
  5. marginal
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   ə  
Open a    
Polyphthongs ai̯ au̯ oi̯ ei̯ eu̯ əu̯ oə̯ oe̯ ou̯ ao̯
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Likisani. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 LikisaniOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/DZ dz/d͡z/1DZY dzy/ɟʝ/Ee/e/Éé/ə/Gg/g/GY gy/ɟ/
Hh/h/, [ʔ]HY hy/ɥ/Ii/i/Jj/d͡ʑ/Kk/k/KH kh/x/KHY khy/χ/Ll/l/LY ly/ʎ/Mm/m/
Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/NGG ngg/ŋ͡g/NY ny/ɲ/Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/SY sy/ç/, [ʃ]Tt/t/
TS ts/t͡s/2TSY tsy/c͡ç/TY ty/c/Uu/u/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/ZY zy/ʝ/, [ʒ]
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. marginal
  2. marginal
Typological information for Likisani

Noun-adjective orderEither
Polar question markingChanged intonation
Primary word orderNo set order
Polar question answersEither
Stress marked?No

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