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Tolokwali
Tolokwali
[tolokʷalī]*
Registered by BC Green on 2 September 2019
Language type Artistic Language (Artlang)
Species Human/humanoid
About Tolokwali Toloquali is the language of storytelling and entertainment! Everything about it is engineered to help tell better stories, from pleasing phonology to simple usage. It has a VSO structure, is agglutinative, and even has a character system to help bring out your inner thespian! Add tone and rhythm systems to make it work for music and poetry. It's also fun, so get out there and Toloquali!
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m   n     ŋ    
Plosive p pʷ pˡ [bʷ]1   t tʷ tˡ     k kʷ kˡ   ʔ
Fricative   v vʷ vˡ s sʷ sˡ         [h]2
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant     [ɹ]3 j w      
Trill ʙ   r       [ʀ]4  
  1. Some people have a hard time with /ʙ/, use this instead. Sometimes used in loanwords, allophone of /ʙ/
  2. Part of the Modality system, allophone of /ʔ/
  3. Some people can't do the rolled /r/, use this instead, allophone of /r/
  4. Some people accidentally do this when attampting a rolled /r/, it's fine, allophone of /r/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close [î]1 [i᷉]2 [ī]3 [ǐ]4   u [û]5 [u᷉]6 [ū]7 [ǔ]8
Close-mid e [ê]9 [e᷉]10 [ē]11 [ě]12   o [ô]13 [o᷉]14 [ō]15 [ǒ]16
Mid   ə17  
Open a [â]18 [a᷉]19 [ā]20 [ǎ]21    
  1. allophone of /*/
  2. allophone of /*/
  3. allophone of /*/
  4. allophone of /*/
  5. allophone of /u/
  6. allophone of /u/
  7. allophone of /u/
  8. allophone of /u/
  9. allophone of /e/
  10. allophone of /e/
  11. allophone of /e/
  12. allophone of /e/
  13. allophone of /o/
  14. allophone of /o/
  15. allophone of /o/
  16. allophone of /o/
  17. Pronounced during unstressed, non tonal syllables
  18. allophone of /ə/
  19. allophone of /a/
  20. allophone of /a/
  21. allophone of /a/
Syllable StructureSyllable structure for Tolokwali is (C)V. Stops and fricatives can be followed by approximants, and are the only consonant clusters allowed. The glottal stop must be between two vowels. While vowels can and do appear next to each other, they are not pronounced as diphthongs.
Stress informationThe first syllable of every word is always stressed, then every other syllable receives a medium stress. The word Tolokwali would sound like "TO-lo-KWA-li", and the stresses in order would be high, low, medium, low.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tolokwali. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TolokwaliOrthography
Aa
Aa
ah
/a/
Pp
Pp
pa
/p/
PL pl
PL pl
/pˡ/
PW pw
PW pw
/pʷ/
Tt
Tt
ta
/t/
TL tl
TL tl
/tˡ/
TW tw
TW tw
/tʷ/
Kk
Kk
ka
/k/
KL kl
KL kl
/kˡ/
KW kw
KW kw
/kʷ/
Ee
Ee
ey
/e/
Mm
Mm
me
/m/
Nn
Nn
ne
/n/
Vv
Vv
vi
/v/
VL vl
VL vl
/vˡ/
VW vw
VW vw
/vʷ/
Ss
Ss
si
/s/
SL sl
SL sl
/sˡ/
SW sw
SW sw
/sʷ/
Oo
Oo
/o/
Ll
Ll
lo
/l/
Jj
Jj
jo
/j/
Ww
Ww
wo
/w/
Uu
Uu
u:
/u/
Bb
Bb
ʙu
/ʙ/
Rr
Rr
ru
/r/
'
'
ʔa
/ʔ/
Gg
Gg
ŋe
/ŋ/
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