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Televek [TVE]
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Typology Progressing 360 words
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Registered by remeslovkostce on 9 March 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Televek Televek is the constructed language of the Televek race, which inhabits the country of Televea. It belongs to the Central-Continental language family, and is spoken by 23 million native speakers, or a total of around 30 million speakers plus L2. It is a priori language, and takes some influence in sound, grammar, and function from English, Spanish, Hungarian, and Czech, but has a completely new vocabulary.

It has both fusional and agglutinative properties, and has a very high degree of inflection. It contains 8 standard cases, a 9th proper case, and 4 additional minor cases for a total of 13 grammar cases. It has 6 genders, Masculine, Feminine, and Neutral, each split for Animacy and Inanimacy. It also has 4 distinct numbers (singular, 2-4, 5-10, and above 10). Each gender and number (with some exceptions) has their own unique declension patterns. Each gender has 3-4 possible patterns of declination per case. It is the most sophisticated language in it's Conworld, and one of the most complex in the world.
Sample of Televek[view] T́elëv träde vlavéctrë toplif zés śechomiz.

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Language family relationships
Language treeCentreo-Pacific Language Family
 ⤷ Centreo-Pacific Language Family
  ⤷ Continental Language Family
   ⤷ Central Continental languages
    ⤷  Televek
[view] About Centreo-Pacific Language FamilyThe Centreo-Pacific Language Family is the group of languages of the continent Centrea. It includes several sub-families, including the Continental Language Family, Multivex Language Family, and Endemic Language Family, all of which further have sub...
[view] Common Televek (Common/Country Televek)While standard Televek is the most common variation spoken, Common Televek is a somewhat easier, less-regulated variation of the language. It uses only the first 8 grammatical cases, leaving out Comitative, Essive, Inessive, Ablative, and Allative Cases. It is also less common to hear the use of the Neutral-Animate gender (merged with standard Neutral) or paucal numbers (10+) in declension. There are a few regional differences in pronunciation and spelling, but root meanings remain.
Nasal m     n   ɲ      
Plosive p b     t d   c   k g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ     x h
Affricate       t͡s t͡ʃ d͡ʒ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j w    
Trill       r          
Blends ks
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid e     o
Open-mid ɛ     ɔ
Near-open     ɐ  
Open a     ɒ
Polyphthongs aʊ̈ 1 2
  1. appears only at the end of a word
  2. appears only in the center of a word
Below is the orthography for Televek. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Oo/ɔ/Öö/ɒ/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ŕŕ/rʒ/Ss/s/Śś/ʃ/Tt/t/T́ t́/c/Uu/o/
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    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    Basic Info/History/Grammar
    27-Nov-18 06:25
    Singular Declension Paradigms
    Description and layout of singular noun declension paradigms...
    19-Nov-18 23:38
    Televek Gender Classification
    Classification of genders in Televek
    17-Nov-18 19:56
    Nouns, Pronouns, and Possession
    Explanation of rules for declension of pronouns and possessi...
    12-Sep-18 23:39
    Televek Adjectives
    Televek Adjectives with English translations
    11-Jul-18 22:04
    Televek Nouns
    Televek Nouns with English translations
    11-Jul-18 21:57
    Televek Verbs
    Televek Verbs with English translations
    11-Jul-18 21:46
    Televek Numbers
    Counting system in Televek
    10-Jul-18 23:35
    Typological information for Televek

    Adjective agreementNumber, class, and case
    Animacy distinctionsAnimate/Inanimate
    Fixed stress locationNone
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more

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