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Vibe Islander
kuyo
[kujo̞]
Registered by [Deactivated User] on 23 September 2022
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersVibe Islander is spoken in Vibe Island.
Species Human/humanoid
About Vibe Islander
The language of Vibe Island from Super Princess Peach (DS, 2005).
Sample of Vibe IslanderCan't find any yet.
Latest vocabulary
kadetthe
Language family relationships
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Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal [m]1 [n]2       [ŋ]3  
Plosive b t d       k g [ʔ]4
Fricative [β]5 s [ʃ]6     x [ɣ]7 [h]8
Affricate     [t͡ʃ]9 [d͡ʒ]10        
Lateral approximant   [l]11          
Approximant       j w    
Trill   r          
  1. In coda position except before a fricative, dialectally pre-stopped [ᵇm], allophone of /b/
  2. In coda position except before a fricative, dialectally pre-stopped [ᵈn], allophone of /d/
  3. In coda position except before a fricative, dialectally pre-stopped [ᶢŋ], allophone of /g/
  4. In coda position before a plosive, allophone of /k/
  5. Intervocalically, allophone of /b/
  6. Before /i/, allophone of /s/
  7. Intervocalically, allophone of /k/
  8. Intervocalically, allophone of /x/
  9. Before /i/, allophone of /t/
  10. Before /i/, allophone of /d/
  11. Intervocalically, allophone of /d/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralNear-
back
Back
Close i i:       u u:
Near-close   [ɪ]1   [ʊ]2  
Mid e̞ e̞:       o̞ o̞:
Open-mid [ɛ]3        
Near-open æ æ:   [ɐ]4    
Open a a:        
  1. Unstressed, allophone of /i/
  2. Unstressed, allophone of /u/
  3. Unstressed, allophone of /æ/
  4. Unstressed, allophone of /a/
Syllable Structure(C)V(C) - min is V, max is CVC.
Stress informationStress falls on the initial syllable in disyllabic words unless the final syllable contains a long vowel, and the penultimate is stressed in polysyllabic words.
OtherVibe Islander contains 9 phonemic consonants as well as 6 vowels, each with short and long variants. Toadsley 1974 argues for the phonemicity of long vowels, while Toadstool 1976 claims they are marginal and appear only at morpheme boundaries.
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Vibe Islander. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 Vibe IslanderOrthography [edit]
A/a/B/b/D/d/E/e̞/G/g/H/x/I/i/K/k/
O/o̞/R/r/S/s/T/t/U/u/W/w/Y/j/Ɛ/æ/
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    Typological information for Vibe Islander

    Base counting systemOctal (8)
    Primary writing systemConscript
    Script typeSemi-syllabary

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