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Tasaqi
Tasaqi
[t̪ɑsɑqi]*
Registered by IcyShadow on 14 August 2016
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Tasaqi Tasaqi is a naturalistic artlang inspired by Japanese, Hawaiian, and some Arabic. It is topic prominent, and has serial verb constructions, noun incorporation, and a small phonology with 13 consonants and 5 vowels.
Sample of Tasaqi[view] Ni chii Tasaqi

I speak English
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Latest vocabulary
ryquvask for
ruuNadjtoo many
ruuNadvtoo much
Language family relationships
Language treeTasaqi
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[view] About TasaqiThe Tasaqi language family is an isolate family that only consists of Tasaqi. It has unknown origins, and is related to the dialects spoken off the coast by various island hunter gatherer communities
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarRetroflexAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m           ŋ    
Plosive p [b]1   [d̪]2         k [g]3 q  
Fricative       s   [ɕ]4     ʁ h
Affricate           [t͡ɕ]5        
Approximant   ʋ     ɻ   j      
  1. word medially, allophone of /p/
  2. word medially, allophone of /t̪/
  3. word medially, allophone of /k/
  4. before /i/ or /i:/, allophone of /s/
  5. before /i/ or /i:/, allophone of /t̪/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i i:   u u:
Close-mid e e:   [o]1 [o:]2
Mid   ə  
Open-mid [ɛ]3 [ɛ:]4 [ɜ]5  
Open     ɑ ɑ:
  1. after a uvular, allophone of /u:/
  2. after a uvular, allophone of /u:/
  3. after a uvular, allophone of /e/
  4. after a uvular, allophone of /e:/
  5. after a uvular, allophone of /ə/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Tasaqi. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 TasaqiOrthography
Aa/ɑ/AA aa/ɑ:/CH ch[t͡ɕ]1Ee/e/, [ɛ]2EE ee/e:/, [ɛ:]3Gg/ŋ/Hh/h/Ii/i/II ii/i:/
Jj/j/Kk/k/, [g]4Ll/ɻ/Mm/m/Nn/n̪/OO oo[o:]5Pp/p/, [b]6Qq/q/Rr/ʁ/
Ss/s/SH sh[ɕ]7Tt/t̪/, [d̪]8Uu/u/, [o]9UU uu/u:/Vv/ʋ/Yy/ə/, [ɜ]10
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
  1. before /i/ or /i:/
  2. after a uvular
  3. after a uvular
  4. word medially
  5. after a uvular
  6. word medially
  7. before /i/ or /i:/
  8. word medially
  9. after a uvular
  10. after a uvular
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
Tasaqi Mora and Timing
A description of the mora timing system in Tasaqi
29-Jun-17 21:29
Tasaqi Syllable Structure and Stress
A description of the phonology of Tasaqi syllalbe and word s...
29-Jun-17 20:42
Tasaqi Allophony
A description of the allophonic processes in Tasaqi
29-Jun-17 20:42
Tasaqi Phonemic Inventory and Dialectal Variation
A description of the phonemes of Tasaqi and their variation ...
29-Jun-17 20:41
Typological information for Tasaqi

Morphological typologyAnalytical
Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
Primary word orderSVO

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