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Proto-Central-Marianic
Registered by Alcazar on 5 March 2018
+ shared with: Asuranesia
Language type Proto-Conlang
Species Human/humanoid
About Proto-Central-Marianic One of the many daughters of  Proto-Littoro-Marianic, Proto-Central-Marianic was a richly inflected language that likely formed a dialect continuum spanning much of central Asuranesia.
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Latest vocabulary
dūdûfę̄dnhusband
ūdąnbamboo
ndø̄gjïsansugarcane
Language family relationships
Language treeAsuranesian
 ⤷  Early-Proto-Asuranesian
  ⤷  Proto-Asuranesian
   ⤷  Proto-Littoro-Marianic
    ⤷ Littoro-Marianic
     ⤷ Marianic
      ⤷  Proto-Central-Marianic
[view] About AsuranesianAsuranesian is a family of languages spoken across the Asura Ocean, Nagu (where the family is believed to have originated) and around the edge of Upper Boroso.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottalOther
Nasal m1 mʷ m̩   n n:2 n̩     ŋ3 ŋʷ4 ŋ̩    
Plosive p pʷ pʰ pʰʷ ᵐbʷ ᵐb   t tʰ ⁿd     k kʷ kʰ kʰʷ ᵑgʷ ᵑg ʔ  
Fricative   f fʷ v vʷ s z ç5 ʝ6   x xʷ ɣ ɣʷ h  
Affricate     t͡s          
Lateral approximant     l l̩7         [ɫ]8
Lateral fricative     ɬ          
Approximant       j w      
Trill     r ⁿr r̩          
  1. Prestopped /ᵇm/ when word final
  2. Prestopped /ᵈn/ - word final only
  3. Prestopped /ᶢŋ/ when word final
  4. Prestopped /ᶢŋʷ/ when word final
  5. Also reconstructed as /ʃ/ or /ɕ/
  6. Also reconstructed as /ʒ/ or /ʑ/
  7. Phonetically [ɫ̩]
  8. In coda, preceding velar consonants and when touching /ɑ: ɑ̃: ɑ̃ ɔ ɔ̃/, allophone of /l/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i: ĩ: ĩ y: ỹ: ỹ       u: ũ: ũ
Near-close   [ɪ]1 [ʏ]2   [ʊ]3  
Close-mid e: ẽ: ẽ ø: ø̃: ø̃       o: õ: õ
Mid     [ə]4    
Open-mid         ɔ ɔ: ɔ̃: ɔ̃
Near-open æ æ: æ̃: æ̃        
Open     ä: ä̃: ä̃   ɑ: ɑ̃: ɑ̃
Polyphthongs aw5 aw̃ ew6 ew̃
  1. Unstressed allophone of /i: e:/
  2. Unstressed allophone of /y: ø:/
  3. Unstressed allophone of /u: o:/
  4. Unstressed allophone of /a: ɑ:/
  5. Arguably the same as *au
  6. Presumably *eu [eu̯]
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Proto-Central-Marianic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Proto-Central-MarianicOrthography
ʔ/ʔ/a[ə]1ā/ä:/ą/ä̃/ą̄/ä̃:/æ/æ/ǣ/æ:/æ̨/æ̃/ǣ̨/æ̃:/b/p/
d/t/ē/e:/ę/ẽ/ę̄/ẽ:/f/f/g/k/h/h/i[ɪ]2ī/i:/į/ĩ/
į̄/ĩ:/j/ɣ/k/kʰ/l/l/, [ɫ]3/l̩/4ł/ɬ/m/m/5/m̩/mb/ᵐb/n/n/
/n̩/nd/ⁿd/ng/ᵑg/nr/ⁿr/ŋ/ŋ/6ŋ̄/ŋ̩/ō/o:/ǫ/õ/ǭ/õ:/ø̄/ø:/
ø̨/ø̃/ø̨̄/ø̃:/œ̄/ɑ:/œ̨/ɑ̃/œ̨̄/ɑ̃:/ɔ/ɔ/ɔ̄/ɔ:/ɔ̨/ɔ̃/ɔ̨̄/ɔ̃:/p/pʰ/
r/r//r̩/s/s/ś/ç/7t/tʰ/u[ʊ]8ū/u:/ų/ũ/ų̄/ũ:/ʉ[ʏ]9
ʉ̄/y:/ʉ̨/ỹ/ʉ̨̄/ỹ:/v/v/w/w/x/x/y/j/z/z/ź/ʝ/10
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. Unstressed allophone of /a: ɑ:/
  2. Unstressed allophone of /i: e:/
  3. In coda, preceding velar consonants and when touching /ɑ: ɑ̃: ɑ̃ ɔ ɔ̃/
  4. Phonetically [ɫ̩]
  5. Prestopped /ᵇm/ when word final
  6. Prestopped /ᶢŋ/ when word final
  7. Also reconstructed as /ʃ/ or /ɕ/
  8. Unstressed allophone of /u: o:/
  9. Unstressed allophone of /y: ø:/
  10. Also reconstructed as /ʒ/ or /ʑ/
Typological information for Proto-Central-Marianic

Noun numbersSingular/Dual/Plural
Morphological typologySynthetic
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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