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Hamateki
hamate ki
[hamat̪ʰe kʰ˞i]
Registered by E Thane on 15 April 2019
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersHamateki is spoken by a population of around 9,000,000 in Harune.
Species Human/humanoid
About Hamateki A language spoken by an entire civilization that loves birds. Some of its various features include:
  • VSO word order, heavily head-initial
  • Voiceless/voiced allophonic disctinction
  • 10 nominal cases
  • Verb tense conjugation
  • Split ergative alignment
    • Nominative/accusative or ergative/absolutive determined by verb class

  • Octal counting system
  • Sample of Hamateki[view] mametyi lepa hamateka ni mahidorosu / AF AKADYLYITEMAM APEL AS EUPIRAM

    Why are you reading this? You don't know what it says.
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    Latest vocabulary
    mametiyvwrite
    mametyivread
    mahidonreason
    Phonology
    ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPalatalVelarGlottal
    Nasal m 1   ŋ  
    Plosive p [b]2 [d̪]3 t [d]4   [g˞]5  
    Fricative ɸ [β]6 θ [ð]7 s [z]8   x [ɣ]9 h
    Affricate     t͡s [d͡z]10      
    Lateral approximant     l ʎ    
    Trill     r      
    1. Nasalizes adjacent vowels
    2. allophone of /p/
    3. allophone of /t̪/
    4. allophone of /t/
    5. allophone of /k˞/
    6. allophone of /ɸ/
    7. allophone of /θ/
    8. allophone of /s/
    9. allophone of /x/
    10. allophone of /t͡s/
    VowelsFront
    Close i y
    Close-mid e ø
    Open a ɶ
    Polyphthongs ɶa øe iy yi
    Orthography
    Below is the orthography for Hamateki. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
     HamatekiOrthography
    a
    a
    a
    /a/
    o
    o
    o
    /ɶ/
    m
    m
    mip
    /m/
    n
    n
    neq
    /n̪/
    ñ
    ñ
    ñas
    /ñ/1
    g
    g
    gok
    /ŋ/
    e
    e
    e
    /e/
    p
    p
    piq
    /p/, [b]
    t
    t
    tes
    /t̪/, [d̪]
    d
    d
    dac
    /t͡s/
    k
    k
    kof
    /k˞/, [g˞]
    u
    u
    u
    /ø/
    f
    f
    fin
    /ɸ/, [β]
    q
    q
    qek
    /θ/, [ð]
    s
    s
    sap
    /s/, [z]
    c
    c
    cot
    /x/, [ɣ]
    i
    i
    i
    /i/
    h
    h
    him
    /h/
    l
    l
    len
    /l/
    j
    j
    jañ
    /ʎ/
    r
    r
    rog
    /r/
    y
    y
    y
    /y/
    ✔ Shown in correct order
    1. Nasalizes adjacent vowels
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    Typological information for Hamateki

    Adjective agreementNumber
    Base counting systemOctal (8)
    Morphosyntactic alignmentSplit Ergative
    Primary word orderVSO
    Primary writing systemConscript

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