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Cantanian
Canteyón
[kanteɪo:n]*
Registered by Tarkov on 13 April 2019
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersCantanian is spoken by a population of 40,596 in Spain.
Species Human/humanoid
About Cantanian Cantanian is an Ibero-Romance language with great influence from Catalan, and the Occitano-Romance languages in Spain. Similar to most romance languages, Cantanian has lost all cases, spare for pronoun inflexion and is SVO language using the latin alphabet.
Sample of Cantanian[view] Gritau e gritau, peré nadiú m'escuchó

I yelled and yelled, but nobody heard me.
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Sound samples in Cantanian
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Gritau e gritau, peré nadiú m'escuchó
I yelled and yelled, but nobody heard me.
Penso, lugo existo
I think, therefore, I am.
Yeu pharlo el canteyón
I speak English
Language family relationships
Language treeItalic
 ⤷ Italic
  ⤷ Latino-Faliscan
   ⤷ Latin
    ⤷ Vulgar Latin
     ⤷ Western Romance
      ⤷ Iberian
       ⤷  Cantanian
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m [ɱ]1   n   [ɳ]2 [ɲ]3      
Plosive p b     t d       k g [q]4  
Fricative ɸʰ f v θ s z ʃ     x   h
Affricate       t͡s5 t͡ʃ          
Lateral approximant       l     ʎ      
Trill       r            
Flap       ɾ            
Blends kw ks
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /n/
  3. allophone of /n/
  4. allophone of /k/
  5. occurs only in plural masculine nouns
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: u u:
Close-mid e e: o o:
Open a a:  
Polyphthongs
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Cantanian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 CantanianOrthography
Aa/a/Bb/b/Cc/k/, /θ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Ff/f/, /v/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/
Jj/x/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ɳ], [ɱ]Oo/o/Pp/p/PH ph/ɸʰ/Qq[q]Rr/ɾ/
RR rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Vv/b/Xx/ks/Yy/ʎ/Zz/z/
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    Typological information for Cantanian

    Pronoun dropping?Yes
    ReflexivesPronoun
    Marked tense (verb)Past, Present, Future
    Verb agreementSubject only
    PerfectParticle/auxiliary derived from 'have'

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