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Mikan
Nawahi‘a
[nawahiʔa]*
Registered by cwicke on 31 May 2018
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersMikan is spoken by a population of 10,864,224 in Nagaye.
Species Human/humanoid
About Mikan
madi mana, nawa hi kumi umi ye
Madi mana, nawa hi kumi umi ye?

  • Topic-comment, with primarily SOVX word order and extremely regular.
  • Final ±2 morae are reduplicated to signal augmentative and plurals.
  • Sample of Mikan[view] Kī ni nabukka ewī hi sī.

    Bless my reptilian soul.
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    Latest vocabulary
    mē-affmicro
    mī-affmacro
    vwish luck
    Phonology
    ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
    dental
    AlveolarAlveolo-
    palatal
    PalatalLabio-
    velar
    VelarGlottal
    Nasal m   n   ɲ      
    Plosive p b   t d       k g ʔ
    Fricative   f s [ɕ]1       h
    Affricate       [t͡ɕ]2 [d͡ʑ]3        
    Lateral approximant     l          
    Approximant         j w    
    Flap     ɾ          
    1. before /i/, allophone of /s/
    2. before /i/, allophone of /t/
    3. before /i/, allophone of /d/
    VowelsFrontBack
    Close i i: u u:
    Close-mid e e: o o:
    Open a a:  
    Orthography
    Below is the orthography for Mikan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
     MikanOrthography
    a
    Aa
    a
    /a/
    q
    ‘oka
    /ʔ/
    z
    Ññ
    ñi
    /ɲ/
    b
    Bb
    ba
    /b/
    d
    Dd
    da
    /d/, [d͡ʑ]1
    e
    Ee
    e
    /e/
    f
    Ff
    fa
    /f/
    g
    Gg
    ge
    /g/
    h
    Hh
    he
    /h/
    i
    Ii
    i
    /i/
    k
    Kk
    ke
    /k/
    l
    Ll
    lu
    /l/
    m
    Mm
    ma
    /m/
    n
    Nn
    nu
    /n/
    o
    Oo
    o
    /o/
    p
    Pp
    pu
    /p/
    r
    Rr
    re
    /ɾ/
    s
    Ss
    su
    /s/, [ɕ]2
    t
    Tt
    te
    /t/, [t͡ɕ]3
    u
    Uu
    u
    /u/
    w
    Ww
    wa
    /w/
    y
    Yy
    ya
    /j/
    ov
    Ōō
    oye
    /o:/
    uv
    Ūū
    uye
    /u:/
    av
    Āā
    aye
    /a:/
    ev
    Ēē
    eye
    /e:/
    iv
    Īī
    iye
    /i:/
    ✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    1. before /i/
    2. before /i/
    3. before /i/
    Typological information for Mikan

    Inclusive/exclusive pronounsDistinct forms
    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Primary word orderTopic-Comment

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