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Shìmvot
shìmvot
[ʃɪmvɒt]
Registered by VoXil on 30 July 2020
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Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Shìmvot Shìmvot is a direct descendant and an official branch of Hōvot. It is spoken primarily by the Káshro (Administrator) of the branch as its representative, and those who depend on it. A SVO language with optional gender and no agreement between subject, verb and object.
Sample of Shìmvot[view] shìmmá desi krulimoida sáo yt same moth cheìm yt haqmá. iyfmá desi matsenggida gcn onykçna yt koráj, yt num hyneminy rre gcn viimoo o shìmkomyu.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n       ŋ  
Plosive p b     t d       k g ʔ
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ     x ɣ h
Affricate       t͡s d͡z t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant   ʋ   ɹ   j w    
Trill       r          
Flap       ɾ̬ ɾ̥          
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i i̥       u u̥
Near-close   ɪ ɪ̥   [ʊ]1 [ʊ̥]2  
Close-mid e e̥       [o]3 [o̥]4
Mid     ə ə̥    
Open-mid [ɛ]5 [ɛ̥]6   ɜ ɜ̥   ʌ ʌ̥ ɔ ɔ̥
Near-open æ æ̥        
Open     ä ḁ̈    
Polyphthongs [əʊ]7 [ɔʊ]8
  1. allophone of /u/
  2. allophone of /u̥/
  3. allophone of /ɔ/
  4. allophone of /ɔ̥/
  5. allophone of /e/
  6. allophone of /e̥/
  7. allophone of /aʊ/
  8. allophone of /oʊ/
Syllable StructureLargest syllable: CCCVVCCC [skreints]

Onset
CCC
-- fricative [s/sh] -> stop [p/t/k] -> approximant [l/r] or tap/flap/trill [tt/dd/rr]

CC
-- nasal -> /j/
-- fricative (except /z/ and /zh/) -> approximant [l/r/w/j] or tap/flap/trill [tt/dd/rr]
in addition to above: [s/sh/f/v] -> nasal [m/n] or plosive [p/t/k]
-- affricative [tsh/dzh] -> approximant [r/j]
-- plosive -> liquid [l/r/w/j] or tap/flap/trill [tt/dd/rr]
-- /h/ -> approximant [r/w/j]
-- /l/ -> approximant [w/j]

C : All consonants can be used word initially.

Nucleus
V: All vowels (monophthongs and diphthongs) can be used as the nucleus of a syllable.
Voiceless vowels cannot be followed by a voice vowel unless there's a glottal stop between them.
Voiceless vowels can either be between two voiceless consonants, following a voiceless consonant, or preceding a voiceless consonant.

Coda
C: All consonants can be used as coda of except:
-- /h/
-- /r/ unless the next syllable begins with a vowel, becoming its onset
-- /j/ and /w/, use the vowel equivalents instead

CC:
-- all except plosive -> plosive
-- voiceless plosive -> voiceless plosive
-- plosive, nasal and /l/ -> fricative [f/s/x/th/sh] or affricative [ts/tsh]
-- /l/ -> all except /l/

CCC:
-- nasal -> plosive [p/t/k] or fricative [f/s/x/th/sh] -> plosive [p/t/k] or fricative [f/s/x/th/sh] or affricative /tsh/
-- /l/ -> plosive [p/t/k] or fricative [f/s/x/th/sh] -> plosive [p/t/k] or fricative [f/s/x/th/sh] or affricative /tsh/
Stress informationStressed syllables are shown by an increase in pitch in the word
It falls on the second syllable of the word
In two syllable words, it also falls on the second
Single syllable words are unstressed unless specified
Irregular stress is shown with a bar above or below the vowel of the syllable
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Shìmvot. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ShìmvotOrthography
a
a
/ä/
y
y
/ʌ/
á
á
/æ/
o
o
/ɔ/, [o]
ç
ç
/ɜ/
e
e
/e/, [ɛ]
c
c
/ə/
u
u
/u/, [ʊ]
ì
ì
/ɪ/
i
i
/i/
m
m
/m/
p
p
/p/
b
b
/b/
f
f
/f/
v
v
/v/
th
th
/θ/
dh
dh
/ð/
vw
vw
/ʋ/
n
n
/n/
t
t
/t/
d
d
/d/
ts
ts
/t͡s/
dz
dz
/d͡z/
s
s
/s/
z
z
/z/
l
l
/l/
tsh
tsh
/t͡ʃ/
dzh
dzh
/d͡ʒ/
sh
sh
/ʃ/
zh
zh
/ʒ/
r
r
/ɹ/
tt
tt
/ɾ̥/
dd
dd
/ɾ̬/
rr
rr
/r/
j
j
/j/
ng
ng
/ŋ/
k
k
/k/
g
g
/g/
x
x
/x/
q
q
/ɣ/
w
w
/w/
h
h
/h/
'
'
/ʔ/
ah
ah
/ḁ̈/
yh
yh
/ʌ̥/
áh
áh
/æ̥/
oh
oh
/ɔ̥/, [o̥]
çh
çh
/ɜ̥/
eh
eh
/e̥/, [ɛ̥]
ch
ch
/ə̥/
uh
uh
/u̥/, [ʊ̥]
ìh
ìh
/ɪ̥/
ih
ih
/i̥/
ai
ai
/aɪ/
au
au
/aʊ/, [əʊ]
ou
ou
/oʊ/, [ɔʊ]
ei
ei
/eɪ/
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    Typological information for Shìmvot

    GendersOther
    Noun numbersSingular/Plural
    Primary word orderSVO

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