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Proto-Rretgia-Dohavenang
alnitak
[ˈalnitak]*
Registered by jimydog000 on 17 May 2017
Language type Proto-Conlang
Species Human/humanoid
About Proto-Rretgia-Dohavenang A fantastic protolang
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No one is going to read this, I'm just going to write dot points until I have the skeleton of this lang made up.

Plural word in pre noun, it is different word when pluraling a noun with singular class
black pain == extreme pain


Plurality: Plurality is marked with a seperate word that means "many", it takes different forms depending on a few types of noun classee
Sentance order: Subject-Object-Verb, verb-subject-object
definitatness:
pronouns: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and fourth
inclusivity
Imperitave mood: Has a morphologically dedicated second person imperative that does not distinguish between singular and plural. Intensifier is used elsewhere
Negation: negative word before verbs followed by negative suffix as double marking
Nominal and locational predication: The language encodes the copula verb in "That man is a student" (nominal) and "That man is by the ocean" (locational) differently.
base 20, with a sub-base of 200
Evidentiality:
Diminutives and augmentatives: Has diminutive and augmentative derivational morphology, which can be expressed on nouns.
OV language
Sample of Proto-Rretgia-Dohavenang[view] 'um apetagawde

We (begin) burn(ing) (I don't know how long for).
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Language family relationships
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarPharyngealGlottal
Nasal m n     ŋ    
Plosive p pʼ b t tʼ d     k kʼ g   ʔ1
Fricative           ʕ2  
Lateral approximant   l          
Approximant     j3 w      
Trill   r          
  1. There are rules against the glottal stop being used with ejectives at the suffix/root level.
  2. Actually a Voiced pharyngeal approximant,
  3. Never in a syllable/word final position. Never consonant-clustered inside a root or suffix.
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i ɨ [ɯ]1 u
Open-mid ɛ ɜ  
Open a2    
  1. In free variation:, allophone of /u/
  2. /a/ is actually central, "[ä]".
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Proto-Rretgia-Dohavenang. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Proto-Rretgia-DohavenangOrthography
'/ʔ/1Aa/a/2Ëë/ɜ/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ɛ/Gg/g/Ii/i/Jj/j/3Kk/k/K' k'/kʼ/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Pp/p/P' p'/pʼ/Rr/r/Tt/t/T' t'/tʼ/Uu/u/, [ɯ]4Ww/w/Xx/ʕ/5Yy/ɨ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. There are rules against the glottal stop being used with ejectives at the suffix/root level.
  2. /a/ is actually central, "[ä]".
  3. Never in a syllable/word final position. Never consonant-clustered inside a root or suffix.
  4. In free variation:
  5. Actually a Voiced pharyngeal approximant,
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