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Úmí [UMI]
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Úmí
Úmí
['u.mi]
Registered by TheLanger on 28 January 2019
Language type A priori
Species Human/humanoid
About Úmí Úmí is a tripartite, fusional language with hierarchical word order. All Úmí words start and end in a vowel, making affixing easy. While there is no fixed stress, it will mostly fall on the second syllable, unless it has two syllables, or has been declined from a two-syllable word, in which case it will fall on the first.

Adjectives and nouns decline to number, comparison and case, pronouns to case, while verbs and auxiliaries conjugate to number, person and tense. There are two numbers (SGSingular (number)
one countable entity
, PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
) , three tenses (PASTPast tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
, PRESPresent tense (tense)
current
, FTFuture tense (tense)
action occurring after the moment of speech
), along with QInterrogative
question
and IMPImperative (mood)
command
and three persons (1First person (person)
speaker, signer, etc; I
, 2Second person (person)
addressee (you)
, 3Third person (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
)
Sample of Úmí[view] Óyááníimó eníló éónané.

We shall make them suffer.
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPalatal
Nasal m n  
Plosive   d  
Fricative   s  
Lateral approximant   l  
Approximant     j
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i     u
Near-close   ɪ    
Open-mid ɛ     ʌ ɔ
Near-open     [ɐ]1  
Open a     ɑ ɒ
Polyphthongs ɛɪ
  1. allophone of /a/
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Úmí. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ÚmíOrthography
Aa
Á
/a/
Áá
Á usí
/ɑ/
Dd
Edé
/d/
Ee
É
/ɛ/
Éé
É usí
/ɛɪ/
Ii
Í
/ɪ/
Íí
Í usí
/i/
Ll
Elé
/l/
Mm
Emé
/m/
Nn
Ené
/n/
Oo
Ó
/ɒ/
Óó
Ó usí
/ɔ/
Ss
Esé
/s/
Uu
Ú
/ʌ/
Úú
Ú usí
/u/
Yy
Íyé
/j/
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    Typological information for Úmí

    Definite articleNone
    Noun numbersSingular/Plural
    Indefinite articleNone
    Mass/noncount nounsTreated as plural
    Primary word orderHierarchical

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