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Kertan
rilai kerta
[ɾilai keɾta]
Registered by Keinekotsu on 23 March 2019
Language type Mixed
Species Human/humanoid
About Kertan -Spoken in the (non-Sahar) country of Kerta
-Word order is SVO; has an active and passive voice
-The word "Kerta" literally means "Raccoon"
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Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m   n      
Plosive p [pʰ]1 b   t [tʰ]2 d   k [kʰ]3 g  
Fricative   f v s z [ç]4 [x]5 h
Lateral approximant     l      
Flap     ɾ      
  1. allophone of /p/
  2. allophone of /t/
  3. allophone of /k/
  4. allophone of /h/
  5. allophone of /h/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   o
Mid   (ə)1  
Open a    
Polyphthongs ai au ia iu ua ui
  1. Only used around names
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Kertan. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 KertanOrthography
e
el
/e/
a
al
/a/
i
il
/i/
u
ul
/u/
o
ol
/o/
ai
ail
/ai/
au
aul
/au/
ia
ial
/ia/
iu
iul
/iu/
ua
ual
/ua/
ui
uil
/ui/
k
kal
/k/, [kʰ]
s
sal
/s/
z
zal
/z/
t
tal
/t/, [tʰ]
l
lal
/l/
f
fal
/f/
n
nal
/n/
r
ral
/ɾ/
h
hal
/h/, [ç], [x]
m
mal
/m/
p
pal
/p/, [pʰ]
g
gal
/g/
d
dal
/d/
v
val
/v/
b
bal
/b/
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    Typological information for Kertan

    Base counting systemDecimal (10)
    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentDirect
    Primary word orderSVO
    Script typeAbugida

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