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Kimutsitlan
Kimutsitlan
[kʼɪmʊt͡sʼɪt͡ɬ̻ʼən̪]*
Registered by J Caleb Helms on 6 May 2020
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersKimutsitlan is spoken by a population of 362 in Kimutsixa.
Species Human/humanoid
About Kimutsitlan The concept behind Kimutsitlan is to incorporate extensive consonant mutation into grammatical functions. There are 7 types of consonants that come in groups of 4. These 4 consonants share similar places of articulation but differ in manner.

Each group of 4 contains 1. Ejective, 2. Injective or Click, 3. Nasal or Stop, and 3. Fricative.
Ex. "p-b-m-f" [p-ɓ-m-ɸ] is group 1.
Think of the groups as a circle with
(p-b) on the top, and
(f-m) on the bottom.

From any consonant, a shift clockwise is a Hard Mutation.
A shift anticlockwise is a Soft Mutation.
And any shift diagonally is a Cross Mutation.
Ex. "p" Soft Mutation = "f", "p" Hard Mutation = "b", and "p" Cross Mutation = "m".

The language features vowel harmony between Closed Vowels "i-u" [ɨ-u], and Open Vowels "e-o" [ɛ-o], with a Neutral Vowel "a" [ə]. The case system prefixes and/or suffixes match with vowel harmony. The verb system is relatively simple with Past, Non-Past,
Sample of KimutsitlanCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarRetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottalOther
Nasal m   ɳ̥   ɲ   ŋ      
Plosive     ʈʼ     q ʔ  
Fricative ɸ   s     ç   x χ    
Affricate     t͡sʼ               t͡ɬ̻ʼ
Lateral approximant     l ɭ̞̥1              
Lateral fricative     ɬ̻                
Approximant           j2 w3       ɥ4
Click       ǁ            
Implosive ɓ   ɗ     ʄ   ɠ      
Blends
  1. Retroflex Lateral Fricative
  2. Corresponds with front vowels <i> and <e>
  3. Corresponds with back vowels <u> and <o>
  4. Corresponds with mid vowel <a>
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i:       u:
Near-close   ɪ1   ʊ  
Close-mid e:       o:
Mid     ə    
Open-mid ɛ       ɔ
Near-open     ɐ:    
  1. Frequently silent in unstressed positions.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kimutsitlan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KimutsitlanOrthography
'/ʔ/Aa/ə/AA aa/ɐ:/Bb/ɓ/Cc/cʼ/CH ch/ç/Dd/ɗ/DJ dj/ʄ/Ee/ɛ/EE ee/e:/Ff/ɸ/
Gg/ɠ/Hh/x/Ii/ɪ/1II ii/i:/Kk/kʼ/Ll/l/LH lh/ɬ̻/Mm/m/Nn/n̪/NG ng/ŋ/NJ nj/ɲ/
NX nx/ǁ/Oo/ɔ/OO oo/o:/Pp/pʼ/Qq/q/QH qh/χ/QN qn/gŋ/RL rl/ɭ̞̥/2RN rn/ɳ̥/RT rt/ʈʼ/RX rx/‼/
Ss/s/TL tl/t͡ɬ̻ʼ/TS ts/t͡sʼ/Uu/ʊ/UU uu/u:/Vv/ɥ/3Ww/w/4Yy/j/5
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. Frequently silent in unstressed positions.
  2. Retroflex Lateral Fricative
  3. Corresponds with mid vowel <a>
  4. Corresponds with back vowels <u> and <o>
  5. Corresponds with front vowels <i> and <e>
Typological information for Kimutsitlan

Possessor-possessee orderPossessee first
Primary word orderSOV
Pronoun persons1st/2nd/3rd persons
Vowel harmonyFront-back

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