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Racaic
Rütekejke
[ɾɯtɛkɛjkɛ]*
Registered by Fej on 30 April 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Racaic Racaic is the sister language of  Craic, and hence many of the words are cognates. Grammatical features are largely similar.

Features shared with  Craic
-3 numbers (Singular, Paucal, Plural)
-Nominative/accusative
-Adjective agrees to number
-Evidentiality(Witness, Nonwitness)
-Animate/Inanimate

Differences
-Definite article (affixed)
-No perfective forms
-No alienability
-8 cases in total
-vowel length harmony
-no difference between transitive/intransitive

The transliteration is based on the Hungarian modified latin alphabet, but it is written with the Craic conscript
Sample of Racaic[view] Tyamzanzanak éntéktyűnkfőt

I die in a pit.
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Racaic
Some sound samples of Racaic. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Szomsiknak rütekejkefötak
I speak English
Sávány gárjád bóltfőt ja
Let's settle this beef
Language family relationships
Language treeRichitic(Spienic)
 ⤷ Richitic(Spienic)
  ⤷ Tarkuk Spienic
   ⤷ West Spienic
    ⤷ Proto Craio-Racaic
     ⤷  Racaic
[view] About Richitic(Spienic)The Richitic family consists of languages spoken by avians. Most of the languages died out due to unpopularity and low prestige, but some speakers of these languages remained proud of their culture, though facing many oppressions, discourage and disc...
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal     n   ɲ ŋ    
Plosive p b   t d     k g    
Fricative   f v s z ʃ ʒ       h [ɦ]1
Affricate     t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ c͡ç ɟʝ      
Lateral approximant     l   ʎ      
Approximant         j      
Trill     [r]2       [ʀ]3  
Flap     ɾ          
  1. allophone of /h/
  2. allophone of /ɾ/
  3. allophone of /ɾ/
VowelsFrontBack
Close i i: ɯ ɯ:
Close-mid e: ɤ ɤ:
Open-mid ɛ ʌ ʌ:
Open a: ɑ
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Racaic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 RacaicOrthography
x
Aa
/ɑ/
a
Áá
/a:/
b
Bb
/b/
c
Cc
/t͡s/
č
CS cs
/t͡ʃ/
d
Dd
/d/
dz
DZ dz
/d͡z/
DZS dzs
/d͡ʒ/
e
Ee
/ɛ/
ee
Éé
/e:/
f
Ff
/f/
g
Gg
/g/
ģ
GY gy
/ɟʝ/
h
Hh
/h/
i
Ii
/i/
ii
Íí
/i:/
j
Jj
/j/
k
Kk
/k/
l
Ll
/l/
ly
LY ly
/ʎ/
m
Mm
/ŋ/
n
Nn
/n/
ń
NY ny
/ɲ/
o
Oo
/ʌ/
oo
Óó
/ʌ:/
ą
Öö
/ɤ/
ąą
Őő
/ɤ:/
p
Pp
/p/
r
Rr
/ɾ/
š
Ss
/ʃ/
š
SZ sz
/s/
t
Tt
/t/
TY ty
/c͡ç/
y
Üü
/ɯ/
yy
Űű
/ɯ:/
w
Vv
/v/
z
Zz
/z/
ž
ZS zs
/ʒ/
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    Typological information for Racaic

    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Base counting systemSenary (6)
    Evidentiality distinctionsWitness/nonwitness
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more

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