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Pyr [PNR]
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Typology Progressing 2 words
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Registered by w on 16 April 2016
Language type Proto-Conlang
Species Human/humanoid
About Pyr idk c:

  • Implosives
  • secundative: in ditransitive sentences, the direct object takes a pseudo-dative case, and the indirect takes the place of a transitive object
  • Syntactically distinguished cardinals and ordinals
    pag mnor
    two goat.NOMNominative (case)
    TRANS subject, INTR argument
    .SGSingular (number)
    one countable entity
    two goats
    mnor pag
    goat.NOMNominative (case)
    TRANS subject, INTR argument
    .SGSingular (number)
    one countable entity
    1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.

    the second goat

  • Split 2nd person pronouns for if the referent is the same age or2 younger than you or3 if they're older than you
  • Split bewteen dynamic and stative verbs (stative verbs are "adjectives")
  • Two copulas: a stative one and a dynamic one (cf. Irish and is)
  • Cliticized genitive pronouns

1 because a number is provided, you don't need to put mnor in the plural, but in actual speech you should
2 inclusive
3 exclusive
Sample of Pyr[view] hokav kní bbarív vodí gintí-pi sto feidd ddiat-dia entí hwa sí ḥatir hoksantí qehai.

The North Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger, when a traveler came along wrapped in a warm cloak. / / They agreed that the one who first succeeded in making the traveler take his cloak off should be considered stronger than the other. / / Then the North Wind blew as hard as he could, but the more he blew the more closely did the traveler fold his cloak around him; / / and at last the North Wind gave up the attempt. Then the Sun shined out warmly, and immediately the traveler took off his cloak. / / And so the North Wind was obliged to confess that the Sun was the stronger of the two.
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 ⤷  Pyr
[view] About PinyranFamily descending from PV1, for The World of the Dancing Boy.
Nasal m n   [ŋ]1 [ɴ]2  
Plosive p b t d   k g q ʔ
Fricative ɸ s       h
Approximant     w      
Flap   ɾ        
Implosive ɓ ɗ   ɠ    
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /n/
Close i i:    
Near-close   ɪ ɪ:  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:   ɔ ɔ:
Open a a:    
Below is the orthography for Pyr. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/, [ŋ], [ɴ]Oo/ɔ/Pp/p/Qq/q/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/
Tt/t/Vv/w/Ōō/ɔ:/Āā/a:/Ēē/ɛ:/Ġġ/ɠ/Īī/i:/Ī́ ī́/ɪ:/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Pyr

    Polar question markingQuestion particle
    Primary word orderVSO
    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative

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