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Mexicano
Mēxikkatl (메씅같)
[mɪ̯e.ˈʃɪ̰.kat͡ɬ]
Registered by motanz on 23 November 2017
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersMexicano is spoken by a population of around 42,000,000 in Mēxikko.
Species Human/humanoid
Sample of Mexicano[view] Nimiztlasottla / Tinēctlasottla

I love you / You love me
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Latest vocabulary
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zinōnihello
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottalOther
Nasal m n       [ŋ]1    
Plosive p t       k kʷ [g]2    
Fricative [ɸ]3 [β]4 s ʃ     [x]5 [xʷ]6 [h]7  
Affricate   t͡s t͡ʃ         t͡ɬ
Lateral approximant   [l]8            
Lateral fricative   ɬ            
Approximant       j [ʍ]9 w      
Flap   [ɾ]10            
  1. before velar consonants, allophone of /n/
  2. between vowels, after a stressed syllable, allophone of /k/
  3. after a consonant, before a front vowel, allophone of /w/
  4. before front vowels, allophone of /w/
  5. in coda position, allophone of /k/
  6. in coda position, allophone of /kʷ/
  7. in coda position, allophone of /t/
  8. between vowels, allophone of /ɬ/
  9. after a consonant and in coda position, allophone of /w/
  10. between vowels, after a stressed syllable, allophone of /t/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i i:       [u]1
Near-close   [ɪ]2   [ʊ]3  
Close-mid e e:       o o:
Open-mid         [ʌ]4
Open     ä ä:    
Polyphthongs [ɔɐ]5 [oʊ]6 [eɪ]7 [ɪe]8
  1. in stressed syllables, allophone of /o:/
  2. in unstressed syllables, allophone of /i/
  3. in unstressed syllables, allophone of /o/
  4. in unstressed syllables, allophone of /ä:/
  5. in stressed syllables, allophone of /ä:/
  6. before labial consonants, allophone of /o:/
  7. in stressed syllables, allophone of /e:/
  8. at the beginning of words, allophone of /e:/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Mexicano. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MexicanoOrthography
Kk
ka
/k/, [g]1, [x]2
Nn
ene
/n/, [ŋ]3
Tt
te
/t/, [ɾ]4, [h]5
Ll
ele
/ɬ/, [l]6
Mm
eme
/m/
Pp
pe
/p/
Ss
ese
/s/
Xx
xo
/ʃ/
Zz
ze
/t͡s/
Cc
ce
/t͡ʃ/
Qq
qo
/kʷ/, [xʷ]7
TL tl
tla
/t͡ɬ/
Ww
wa
/w/, [ʍ]8, [β]9, [ɸ]10
Yy
ye
/j/
Aa
a
/ä/
Āā
wēyāk a
/ä:/, [ʌ]11, [ɔɐ]12
Ee
e
/e/
Ēē
wēyāk e
/e:/, [eɪ]13, [ɪe]14
Oo
o
/o/, [ʊ]15
Ōō
wēyāk o
/o:/, [u]16, [oʊ]17
Ii
i
/i/, [ɪ]18
Īī
wēyāk i
/i:/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. between vowels, after a stressed syllable
  2. in coda position
  3. before velar consonants
  4. between vowels, after a stressed syllable
  5. in coda position
  6. between vowels
  7. in coda position
  8. after a consonant and in coda position
  9. before front vowels
  10. after a consonant, before a front vowel
  11. in unstressed syllables
  12. in stressed syllables
  13. in stressed syllables
  14. at the beginning of words
  15. in unstressed syllables
  16. in stressed syllables
  17. before labial consonants
  18. in unstressed syllables
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