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Tenjeng
Tieṅgiṅ mbaxn
[tʲeᶮɟŋ̩ ᵐbɐʔn̩]
Registered by Echethesi on 22 April 2017
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: AzeyOfficial
Species Human/humanoid
About Tenjeng A lang with too many nasals and not enough vowels. Also not enough grammar yet.

Once described as "Amazonian Danish."

Now also a protolang. No longer a protolang.
Sample of Tenjeng[view] Ndŭnzyr xa Tieṅgiṅ mbaxn.

I speak English
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Latest vocabulary
nrenzṅpaṅipaṅinbridal headdress
nrenzṅnmarriage
sykpṅnjellyfish
Language family relationships
Language treeTiengic
 ⤷  Tenjeng
[view] About TiengicA language family originating in central Parshita, now spoken primarily in the southern Miralayas.
[view] Standard (Aysling)This is the standard dialect of Tieṅgiṅ as spoken on Aysling.
[view] Proto-Tiengic (Sahar)This is Tieṅgiṅ as spoken on Sahar 6000 years ago, and is the protolang of the Tiengic language family.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m mʲ n nʷ nʲ ɲ   ŋ ŋʷ  
Plosive p pʷ pʲ b bʷ ᵐbʷ ᵐb bʲ ᵐbʲ t tʷ tʲ d dʷ ⁿdʷ ⁿd dʲ ⁿdʲ c ɟ ᶮɟ   k kʷ g gʷ ᵑgʷ ᵑg ʔ
Fricative   s z ⁿz        
Lateral approximant   l        
Approximant     j w    
Trill   r        
Flap   ⁿɾ        
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close [i]1 ɨ [u]2
Close-mid [e]3 ɘ [o]4
Near-open [æ]5 ɐ  
Open     [ɒ]6
  1. allophone of /ɨ/
  2. allophone of /ɨ/
  3. allophone of /ɘ/
  4. allophone of /ɘ/
  5. allophone of /ɐ/
  6. allophone of /ɐ/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tenjeng. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TenjengOrthography
Aa/ɐ/, [æ]Ṅṅ/ŋ/Bb/b/Dd/d/Ee/ɘ/, [e]Gg/g/Ii//Jj/j/, /w/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/
Oo[o]Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/Tt/t/Uu[u]Xx/ʔ/Yy/ɨ/, [i]Zz/z/Ŭŭ//Ăă[ɒ]
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Tenjeng

    Coarticulation / Consonant seriesOther (3 distinctions)
    Morphological typologyFusional
    Primary word orderVSO
    Marked tense (verb)Past, Non-Past
    Verb agreementSubject and object

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