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Proto-Azmessarian
asrkou
[ɑθɹkoʊ]*
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 10 January 2022
Language type Proto-Conlang
Species Human/humanoid
About Proto-Azmessarian Proto-Azmessarian is the precursor language to the Azmessarian language. The corpus for this language mostly consists of cave drawings with several symbols. Linguists and the Global Center for Linguistic Study and Experimentation (GCLSE) have determined that the writing system was a logographic system. The language has been identified as a fusional language with genders (nomadic class, and camper class) as well as complex verbs.
Sample of Proto-Azmessarian[view] Tupsasotí omuynóia siná há eyún yágh tutáat.

We had a somewhat unhappy conversation today.
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Latest vocabulary
arpapprculture
sertvstop
sertvgo against
Language family relationships
Language treeAzmessarian
 ⤷  Proto-Azmessarian
[view] About AzmessarianThe Azmessarian family encompasses the languages of north Azmessar, south Azmessar, central Azmessar, the Norlands, the Badlands, and the Sulands.
[edit] [view] adhrkou ekonexa (Azmessarian (Central Variety))Dialect spoken by the central people of Azmessar.
[edit] [view] aðwgów wunézha (Azmessarian (Northern Variety))This dialect is spoken by the northern peoples of the Azmessar.
[edit] [view] a (Azmessarian (Southern Variety))The least conservative dialect.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m     n     ŋ  
Plosive p [pˑ]1 pʰ     t [tˑ]2 tʰ     k [kˑ]3 kʰ [kʰˑ]4 ʔ [ʔ̘ˑ]5
Fricative   f θ   ʃ   ɣ [hˑˢ]6 hˢ
Affricate         t͡ʃ      
Approximant       ɹ7   j    
  1. allophone of /p/
  2. allophone of /t/
  3. allophone of /k/
  4. allophone of /kʰ/
  5. allophone of /ʔ/
  6. allophone of /hˢ/
  7. Stress marker when preceded by vowel that would normally take the stress.
VowelsFrontNear-
back
Back
Close i1    
Near-close   ʊ2  
Close-mid     o
Open-mid ɛ    
Open     ɑ3
  1. Stress marker
  2. Stress marker
  3. Stress marker
Syllable StructureAt maximum, syllables are CVCC and minimally V. Syllables are organized based on their consonant pairs. In the example below, "ekhane" is ek.ha.ne. Syllabic structure varies by region.
Stress informationStress is focused on the central syllable. For example, in "ekhane" /ɛkʔɑnɛ/ the stress would be on /ʔɑ/. It would be stress marked as "ekháne." When their is an even number of syllables, then stress falls on the ultimate syllable. For example, "cuto" /kʰʊto/ would have its stress fall on /to/. The word would be stress marked "cutó."
OtherStress marking is imperative for accurate archaeological spelling of Azmessarian.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Proto-Azmessarian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Proto-AzmessarianOrthography [edit]
'/hˢ/://Áá/ɑ/1Aa/ɑ/Cc/kʰ/Ee/ɛ/Éé/ɛ/2Ff/f/GH gh/ɣ/Hh/ʔ/
Íí/i/3Ii/i/Kk/k/Mm/m/Nn/n/NG ng/ŋ/Oo/o/Óó/o/4Pp/p/PS ps/pʰ/
Ŕŕ/ɹ/5Rr/ɹ/Ss/θ/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/TS ts/tʰ/Úú/ʊ/6Uu/ʊ/Yy/j/Ýý/j/7
✖ Unknown alphabetical order [change]
  1. Stress marker
  2. Stress marker
  3. Stress marker
  4. Stress marker
  5. Stress marker when preceded by vowel that would normally take the stress.
  6. Stress marker
  7. Stress marker when preceded by vowel that would normally take the stress.
Typological information for Proto-Azmessarian

Adjective agreementOther
Base counting systemQuinary (5)
Fixed stress locationNone
Noun-noun possessionOther
Pronoun-noun possessionOther

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