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New Maiya
Maiya
[maija]*
Registered by icexemperor on 29 March 2021
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About New Maiya
ahai a maiyaeion ti lyuda konwérkśap
[ahai a maiyaeion ti lyuda konwérkśap]

Welcome to New Maiya's ConWorkShop summary :)

This conlang started as a natural type, made to fit in with SE Asian and pacific languages. now it's just my random brainchild ig

Distinguishing features:
-VSO word order
-alienability distinction
-animacy distinction
-an unnecessarily large amount of pronouns/articles
-almost no distinction between nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. 🙂
Sample of New Maiya[view] tu ran en yu naimo ídoe toya ti śírí íi, i haken heya í maisyo paiyen. / lo silénzya e tu ti one.

Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honour matters... / The silence is your answer.
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Language family relationships
Language treeAustronesian
 ⤷ Proto-Austronesian
  ⤷ Malayo-Polynesian
   ⤷  New Maiya
[view] About AustronesianThe Austronesian languages are a language family widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the Pacific, with a few members on continental Asia, that are spoken by about 386 million people. A German scholar, Wilhelm Sch...
[view] Common Maiya (Common Maiya)Basic New Maiya dialect often used by younger folk.
[view] Southern Maiya (Southern Maiya)Kept alive via older generations that haven't dropped their archaic pronunciations.
[view] Standardized New Maiya (Standardized New Maiya)The official government-decided dialect for the language.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n          
Plosive p b   t d       k g  
Fricative   f v s z ʃ     (x) h
Affricate       d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant         j w    
Flap     ɾ          
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Back
Close i:   u
Near-close   ɪ  
Close-mid e [ě]1   o
Open-mid ɛ    
Open a    
Polyphthongs ai ao au oi ei
  1. sounds like é but short, found in words written with "ae"
Orthography
Below is the orthography for New Maiya. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 New MaiyaOrthography
a
a
/a/
e
e
/ɛ/
i
i
/ɪ/
o
o
/o/
u
u
/u/
á
á
/a/
é
é
/e/, /e/
í
í
/i:/
ó
ó
/o/
ú
ú
/u/
ai
ai
/ai/
ao
ao
/ao/
au
au
/au/
ei
ei
/ei/
oi
oi
/oi/
b
b
/b/
d
d
/d/
f
f
/f/
g
g
/g/
h
h
/h/
j
j
/d͡ʒ/
k
k
/k/
l
l
/l/
m
m
/m/
n
n
/n/
p
p
/p/
r
r
/ɾ/
s
s
/s/
t
t
/t/
v
v
/v/
w
w
/w/
y
y
/j/
z
z
/z/
ś
ś
/ʃ/
✔ Shown in correct order
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    Lessons (2)
    1Lesson #1 - Word Order / Syntax
    2Lesson #2 - Stress markers
    Typological information for New Maiya

    AlienabilityAlienable/inalienable
    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Base counting systemDecimal (10)
    Syllable structureSimple (CV)

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