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Ravi
Rāvī
[ɾɑ:ʋi]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 20 June 2020
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Ravi Ravi is from a fantasy project I'm working on called On Sacred Tides. It serves as the lingua franca of trade, religion, scholars, and commoners on the continent of Mekua and the islands of Kaitapao, Avaui, and Cai.
Sample of Ravi[view] Lām khā nī cīvo khōn.

I live a good life
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m mʲ   n   ɲ ŋ ŋʲ    
Plosive [p]1 b bʲ   t tʲ d dʲ     k kʲ g gʲ q [ɢ]2  
Fricative     s sʲ ʃ ʃʲ ç x   h
Affricate       t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant     l   ʎ      
Approximant   ʋ     j      
Trill     [r]3          
Flap   [ⱱ]4 ⱱʲ ɾ ɾʲ          
  1. 'b' before voiceless stops, allophone of /b/
  2. 'q' before voiced stops, allophone of /q/
  3. allophone of /ɾ/
  4. allophone of /ʋ/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   ɯ u u̞
Close-mid     o
Mid   ə
Open-mid œ    
Open a   [ɑ]1
Polyphthongs ua uo ui̯ əi̯ ao̯ au̯ oi̯ ai̯
  1. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ravi. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 RaviOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/, [ɑ]Ăă/ə/Bb/b/, [p]1Cc/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ḥḥ/x/Ĭĭ/ɯ/
Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Ņņ/ŋ/Nn/n/Öö/œ/Oo/o/Ŏŏ/o̞/
Qq/q/, [ɢ]2Rr/ɾ/, [r]Şş/ʃ/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu/u/Ŭŭ/u̞/Vv/ʋ/, [ⱱ]Yy/j/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. 'b' before voiceless stops
  2. 'q' before voiced stops
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Lessons (1)
1Lesson #1 - Introduction to Ravi & Pronunciation
Typological information for Ravi

Adjective agreementNone
Animacy distinctionsThree distinctions
Copula droppingOther
Base counting systemSenary (6)
Definite articleNone

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