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Ancestral Dhiyamu
Dhiyamu
[dʰiʋamu]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 15 April 2018
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Ancestral Dhiyamu Dhiyamu is the ancestral language of the inhabitants the Mheter Valley. It is still used in the modern day even though it is over 2000 years old. The language is solely used in religious ceremonies, but even there it's use is declining due to it's difference from the modern language.
Sample of Ancestral Dhiyamu[view] E vhaw yiamu

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Latest vocabulary
hweynwest
yoyneast
weynsouth
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
AlveolarPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m mʷ mʲ mʶ mˠ mʰ   n nʷ nʲ nʶ nˠ nʰ          
Plosive b bʷ ᵐb bʲ bʶ bʰ   d dʷ ⁿd dʲ dʶ dʰ     g gʷ ᵑg gʲ gʶ gʰ    
Fricative   v vʷ vʲ vʰ z zʷ zʲ zʰ     ɣ ɣʷ ɣʲ ɣʰ ʁ ʁʷ ʁʲ ʁʰ h hʷ hʲ
Lateral approximant     l          
Approximant   ʋ ɹ j w      
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i [ĩ]1     u [ũ]2
Near-close   ɪ [ɪ̃]3 ʊ [ʊ̃]4  
Close-mid e [ẽ]5     o [õ]6
Open-mid ɛ [ɛ̃]7     ɔ [ɔ̃]8
Near-open æ [æ̃]9      
Open a [ã]10      
  1. allophone of /i/
  2. allophone of /u/
  3. allophone of /ɪ/
  4. allophone of /ʊ/
  5. allophone of /e/
  6. allophone of /o/
  7. allophone of /ɛ/
  8. allophone of /ɔ/
  9. allophone of /æ/
  10. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Ancestral Dhiyamu. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Ancestral DhiyamuOrthography
Aa/æ/, /a/Bb/b/Cc/ʁ/Dd/d/Ee/e/, /ɛ/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/ɪ/, /i/Jj/j/Ll/l/
Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/ɔ/, /o/Qq/ɣ/Rr/ɹ/Uu/u/, /ʊ/Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/ʋ/Zz/z/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
    Typological information for Ancestral Dhiyamu

    Primary directional systemRelative egocentric (right/left)
    Fixed stress locationNone
    Morphological typologyAnalytical
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Primary word orderSVO

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