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Szezk
Ɯезκu
[ˈɕez̻kɜ]
Registered by bͤ n on 18 August 2016
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSzezk is spoken by a population of 1 in in the United Kingdom, or at least it will be if Ben bothers to learn it.
Species Human/humanoid
About Szezk
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Sample of SzezkCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
брутоnumhundred
почтadvalmost
точnfull stop
Sound samples in Szezk
Some sound samples of Szezk. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Шезкахова. (Я) Шезкал хова (нау).
I speak English
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarRetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarGlottalOther
Nasal m [ɱ]1 [ɱ̥]2 n     [ɲ]3 [ɲ̥]4      
Plosive p b   t̻ [t̻̚]5 d̻ d̻̥:ˤ       k g    
Fricative   f [vʲ]6 [vˠ]7 ʂ ʐ [ɕ]8 [ʑ]9 [ç]10 [ʝ]11 [ɣ]12 ɦ  
Affricate     t͡s̻ ʈʂ [t͡ɕ]13 [ɟʝ]14      
Lateral approximant           [ʎ]15     ɫ [ɫʷ]16
Approximant   ʋ       j17 [ɰ]18    
Trill     r            
Blends [çcç]19
  1. before /ʋ/ and /v*/, allophone of /m/
  2. before /f/, allophone of /m/
  3. when palatalized, following a voiced consonant, allophone of /n/
  4. when palatalized, following a voiceless consonant, allophone of /n/
  5. allophone of /t̻/
  6. when palatalized, allophone of /ʋ/
  7. when succeeded by <о>, allophone of /g/
  8. when palatalized, allophone of /ʂ/
  9. when palatalized, allophone of /ʐ/
  10. when palatalized, allophone of /ɦ/
  11. when palatalized, allophone of /g/
  12. in free variation with [vˠ], allophone of /g/
  13. when palatalized, allophone of /ʈʂ/
  14. when palatalized, allophone of /d̻̥:ˤ/
  15. when palatalized, allophone of /ɫ/
  16. syllable-finally, allophone of /ɫ/
  17. appears exclusively as part of diphthongs
  18. syllable-finally, if not followed by a vowel, allophone of /ɦ/
  19. reälization of /ʈʂd̻̥:ˤʲ/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close ʲi   ɨ [ɨ̞]1 ʲʉ   u
Near-close   [ʲɪ]2 [ʲʊ̈]3 [ʊ]4  
Close-mid ʲe [ʲø:]5 [ø:]6   [ʲɘ]7 [ɵ]8 ʲɵ   o
Mid [e̞]9   [ʲə]10    
Open-mid ɛ   [ɜ]11 [ʲɞ]12   [ɔ]13
Near-open ʲæ   [ɐ]14    
Open     ä   [ɑ]15
Polyphthongs [äɑ̯]16 [æɐ̯]17 [ʉu̯]18 [eɤ̯]19 [e̞ə̯]20 [ɛʊ̯̈]21 [uʊ̯]22 [ɵɞ̯]23 æʉ̯
  1. allophone of /ɨ/
  2. when unstressed, allophone of /ʲi/
  3. when unstressed, allophone of /ʲʉ/
  4. when unstressed, allophone of /u/
  5. when stressed in open syllables, allophone of /ʲʉ/
  6. when stressed in open syllables, allophone of /u/
  7. allophone of /ʲe/
  8. when unstressed and not syllable-final, allophone of /o/
  9. when unstressed, allophone of /ɛ/
  10. when unstressed, allophone of /ʲæ/
  11. when unstressed, allophone of /ä/
  12. when unstressed, allophone of /ʲɵ/
  13. before ɫ, allophone of /o/
  14. when unstressed syllable-finally, allophone of /o/
  15. when stressed in closed syllables, allophone of /ä/
  16. before ɫ, allophone of /ä/
  17. before ɫ, allophone of /ʲæ/
  18. before ɫ, allophone of /ʲʉ/
  19. before ɫ, allophone of /ʲi/
  20. before ɫ, allophone of /ʲe/
  21. before ɫ, allophone of /ɛ/
  22. before ɫ, allophone of /u/
  23. before ɫ, allophone of /ʲɵ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Szezk. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 SzezkOrthography
Яя
Яя
/ʲæ/, [ʲə]1, [æɐ̯]2
Аа
Аа
/ä/, [ɜ]3, [ɑ]4, [äɑ̯]5
Ее
Ее
/ʲe/, [e̞ə̯]6, [ʲɘ]
Ээ
Ээ
/ɛ/, [e̞]7, [ɛʊ̯̈]8
Ии
Ии
/ʲi/, [ʲɪ]9, [eɤ̯]10
Ёё
Ёё
/ʲɵ/, [ʲɞ]11, [ɵɞ̯]12
Юю
Юю
/ʲʉ/, [ʲʊ̈]13, [ʉu̯]14, [ʲø:]15
Ыы
Ыы
/ɨ/, [ɨ̞]
Оо
Оо
/o/, [ɐ]16, [ɵ]17, [ɔ]18
Уу
Уу
/u/, [ʊ]19, [uʊ̯]20, [ø:]21
Йй
Йй
/j/22
Вв
Вв
/ʋ/, [vʲ]23
Фф
Фф
/f/
Бб
Бб
/b/
Пп
Пп
/p/
Мм
Мм
/m/, [ɱ]24, [ɱ̥]25
Нн
Нн
/n/, [ɲ]26, [ɲ̥]27
Рр
Рр
/r/
Лл
Лл
/ɫ/, [ɫʷ]28, [ʎ]29
Дд
Дд
/d̻/
Тт
Тт
/t̻/, [t̻̚]
Цц
Цц
/t͡s̻/
Чч
Чч
/ʈʂ/, [t͡ɕ]30
Жж
Жж
/ʐ/, [ʑ]31
Шш
Шш
/ʂ/, [ɕ]32
Зз
Зз
/z̻/
Сс
Сс
/s̻/
Гг
Гг
/g/, [ʝ]33, [vˠ]34, [ɣ]35
Кк
Кк
/k/
Хх
Хх
/ɦ/, [ɰ]36, [ç]37
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. when unstressed
  2. before ɫ
  3. when unstressed
  4. when stressed in closed syllables
  5. before ɫ
  6. before ɫ
  7. when unstressed
  8. before ɫ
  9. when unstressed
  10. before ɫ
  11. when unstressed
  12. before ɫ
  13. when unstressed
  14. before ɫ
  15. when stressed in open syllables
  16. when unstressed syllable-finally
  17. when unstressed and not syllable-final
  18. before ɫ
  19. when unstressed
  20. before ɫ
  21. when stressed in open syllables
  22. appears exclusively as part of diphthongs
  23. when palatalized
  24. before /ʋ/ and /v*/
  25. before /f/
  26. when palatalized, following a voiced consonant
  27. when palatalized, following a voiceless consonant
  28. syllable-finally
  29. when palatalized
  30. when palatalized
  31. when palatalized
  32. when palatalized
  33. when palatalized
  34. when succeeded by <о>
  35. in free variation with [vˠ]
  36. syllable-finally, if not followed by a vowel
  37. when palatalized
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Grammar
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Typological information for Szezk

Morphosyntactic alignmentFluid-S
Number of nominal casesSix cases
Primary word orderTopic-Comment
Pronoun dropping?Yes
Valence decreasing voicesPassive, Antipassive, and Middle

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